Tier II is the same archive storage that is available to the rest of MSI. Tier II allows Public sharing options for data.
Only use Tier II for unprotected data! Do not put dbGaP data or any other data covered by policy into Tier II!
Move data between S3 Cache, S3 Secure, and Tier II using the mc or s3cmd commands on a VM
Stage data from Tier I (Panasas) into Tier II before pulling into VMs