Create and Attach an EBS Volume

The following example shows how to create a 10 gigabyte EBS volume and attach it to a running instance called i-00000000 running in availability zone zone1.

  1. Create a new EBS volume in the same availability zone as the running instance.
    euca-create-volume --availability-zone zone1 --size 10
    The command displays the ID of the newly-created volume.
  2. Attach the newly-created volume to the instance, specifying the local device name /dev/sdf.
    euca-attach-volume vol-00000000 -i i-00000000 -d /dev/sdf
    You've created a new EBS volume and attached it to a running instance. You can now access the EBS volume from your running instance.