Set L3 cache on a specific node pool

You can turn on L3 cache for a specific node pool.


  1. Click File System > Storage Pools > SmartPools.
    The SmartPools page, showing a list of tiers and node pools, appears.
  2. In the Tiers & Node Pools list, click View/Edit next to the target node pool.
    The View Node Pool Details dialog box appears, showing the current settings of the node pool.
  3. Click Edit.
    The Edit Node Pool Details dialog box appears.
  4. Click the Enable L3 cache check box.
    The check box is grayed out for node pools that do not have SSDs, or for which the setting cannot be changed.
  5. Click Save Changes.
    The Confirm Change to L3 Cache Setting message box appears.
  6. Click the Continue button.
    The migration process to L3 cache begins and can take awhile, depending on the number and size of the SSDs in the node pool. When the migration process is complete, the View Node Pool Details dialog box appears.
  7. Click Close.