Quotas - FSx for Lustre

Quotas

Following, you can find out about quotas when working with Amazon FSx for Lustre.

Quotas that you can increase

Following are the quotas for Amazon FSx for Lustre per AWS account, per AWS Region, which you can increase.

Resource Default Description

Lustre Persistent_1 file systems

100

The maximum number of Amazon FSx for Lustre Persistent_1 file systems that you can create in this account.

Lustre Persistent_2 file systems

100

The maximum number of Amazon FSx for Lustre Persistent_2 file systems that you can create in this account.

Lustre Persistent HDD storage capacity (per file system)

102000

The maximum amount of HDD storage capacity (in GiB) that you can configure for an Amazon FSx for Lustre persistent file system.

Lustre Persistent_1 file storage capacity

100800

The maximum amount of storage capacity (in GiB) that you can configure for all Amazon FSx for Lustre Persistent_1 file systems in this account.

Lustre Persistent_2 file storage capacity

64,800

The maximum amount of storage capacity (in GiB) that you can configure for all Amazon FSx for Lustre Persistent_2 file systems in this account.

Lustre Scratch file systems

100

The maximum number of Amazon FSx for Lustre scratch file systems that you can create in this account.

Lustre Scratch storage capacity

100800

The maximum amount of storage capacity (in GiB) that you can configure for all Amazon FSx for Lustre scratch file systems in this account.

Lustre backups

500

The maximum number of user-initiated backups that you can have for all Amazon FSx for Lustre file systems in this account.

To request a quota increase

  1. Open the Service Quotas console.

  2. In the navigation pane, choose AWS services.

  3. Choose Amazon FSx.

  4. Choose a quota.

  5. Choose Request quota increase, and follow the directions to request a quota increase.

  6. To view the status of the quota request, choose Quota request history in the console navigation pane.

For more information, see Requesting a quota increase in the Service Quotas User Guide.

Resource quotas for each file system

Following are the limits on Amazon FSx for Lustre resources for each file system in an AWS Region.

Resource Limit per file system
Maximum number of tags 50
Maximum retention period for automated backups 90 days
Maximum number of backup copy requests in progress to a single destination Region per account. 5
Number of file updates from linked S3 bucket per file systems 10 million / month
Minimum storage capacity, SSD file systems 1.2 TiB
Minimum storage capacity, HDD file systems 6 TiB
Minimum throughput per unit of storage, SSD 50 MBps
Maximum throughput per unit of storage, SSD 200 MBps
Minimum throughput per unit of storage, HDD 12 MBps
Maximum throughput per unit of storage, HDD 40 MBps

Additional considerations

In addition, note the following:

  • You can use each AWS Key Management Service (AWS KMS) key on up to 125 Amazon FSx for Lustre file systems.

  • For a list of AWS Regions where you can create file systems, see Amazon FSx Endpoints and Quotas in the AWS General Reference.