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Is it possible to create local tiers (aggregates) manually in System Manager?

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Applies to

ONTAP System Manager (OSM)


  • Users want to create local tiers with the disks purchased for a particular project for the purpose of accounting and keeping data separate.
  • Users may want to allocate different local tiers for different purposes to have application data anti-affinity.

Perform the following common tasks:

  1. Create local tiers (aggregates) manually
  2. Display what is going to be done before it is done
  3. Add disks to aggregate manually
  4. Change RAID group size
  5. Perform advanced drive partitioning


storage aggregate create

Additional Information

NetApp System Manager Product Management is aware of this request and by tagging a case with this KB, Product Management will use this data and consider this enhancement for a future release.


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