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LAB Creating EBS Volume & Attaching to an Instance.

LAB Creating EBS Volume & Attaching to an Instance.

Posted on Jan 17, 2020 (0)

LAB Creating EBS Volume & Attaching to an Instance.

Task:

  • Create an EBS volume using the console
  • Attach an EBS volume to an instance using the console

Step1: To create an EBS volume using the console

  • Open the Amazon EC2 console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/ec2/.
  • From the navigation bar, select the region in which you would like to create your volume. 
  • In the navigation pane, choose ELASTIC BLOCK STOREVolumes.
  • Choose Create Volume.

  •  For Volume Type, choose a volume type.
  • For Size (GiB), type the size of the volume.
  • With a Provisioned IOPS SSD volume, for IOPS, type the maximum number of input/output operations per second (IOPS) that the volume should support.
  • For Availability Zone, choose the Availability Zone in which to create the volume. EBS volumes can only be attached to EC2 instances within the same Availability Zone.
  • (Optional) To create an encrypted volume, select the Encrypted box and choose the master key you want to use when encrypting the volume. You can choose the default master key for your account, or you can choose any customer master key (CMK) that you have previously created using the AWS Key Management Service
  • (Optional) Choose Create additional tags to add tags to the volume. For each tag, provide a tag key and a tag value.
  • Choose Create Volume.

Step2:To attach an EBS volume to an instance using the console

  • Open the Amazon EC2 console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/ec2/.
  • In the navigation pane, choose Elastic Block StoreVolumes.
  • Select an available volume and choose ActionsAttach Volume.

  • For Instance, start typing the name or ID of the instance. Select the instance from the list of options (only instances that are in the same Availability Zone as the volume are displayed).
  • For Device, you can keep the suggested device name, or type a different supported device name.
  • Choose Attach.
  • Connect to your instance and mount the volume.

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