Fsutil tiering

Applies To: Windows Server (Semi-Annual Channel), Windows Server 2016, Windows 10

Enables management of storage tier functions, such as setting and disabling flags and listing of tiers.

Syntax

fsutil tiering [clearflags] <volume> <flags>
fsutil tiering [queryflags] <volume>
fsutil tiering [regionlist] <volume>
fsutil tiering [setflags] <volume> <flags>
fsutil tiering [tierlist] <volume>

Parameters

Parameter Description
clearflags Disables the tiering behavior flags of a volume.
<volume> Specifies the volume.
/TrNH For volumes with tiered storage, causes Heat gathering to be disabled.

Applies to NTFS and ReFS only.
queryflags Queries the tiering behavior flags of a volume.
regionlist Lists the tiered regions of a volume and their respective storage tiers.
setflags Enables the tiering behavior flags of a volume.
tierlist Lists the storage tieres associated with a volume.

Examples

To query the flags on volume C, type:

fsutil tiering clearflags C:

To set the flags on volume C, type:

fsutil tiering setflags C: /TrNH

To clear the flags on volume C, type:

fsutil tiering clearflags C: /TrNH

To list the regions of volume C and their respective storage tiers, type:

fsutil tiering regionlist C:

To list the tiers of volume C, type:

fsutil tiering tierlist C:

Additional references

Command-Line Syntax Key

Fsutil