Configure default file pool protection settings

You can configure default file pool protection settings. The default settings are applied to any file that is not covered by another file pool policy.

About this task

Caution Image
If existing file pool policies direct data to a specific storage pool, do not add or modify a file pool policy to the anywhere option for the Data storage target option. Target a specific file pool instead.

Procedure

  1. Click File System > Storage Pools > File Pool Policies.
  2. In the File Pool Policies tab, next to Default Policy in the list, click View/Edit.
    The View Default Policy Details dialog box is displayed.
  3. Click Edit Policy.
    The Edit Default Policy Details dialog box is displayed.
  4. In the Apply SmartPools Actions to Selected Files section, choose the storage settings that you want to apply as the default for Storage Target, Snapshot Storage Target, and Requested Protection.
  5. Click Save Changes, and then click Close.

Results

The next time the SmartPools job runs, the settings that you selected are applied to any file that is not covered by another file pool policy.