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Resize The Volume In AWS






Prerequisite





Different Methods Of Resizing The Volume




  1. Online way
  2. Traditional way



Online Way




Picture showing the Modify Volume option for modifying the volume size online

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Picture showing the Modify Volume screen for changing the size of the volume

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Traditional Way




  1. Create the snapshot of volume
  2. Create a new volume from snapshot
  3. Attach the new volume with EC2
  4. Perform operations using the diskpart utility



Create The Snapshot Of Volume




Picture showing the Create Snapshot option for creating a new snapshot

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Picture showing the create snapshot screen for creating a new snapshot

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Create A New Volume From Snapshot




Picture showing the Create Volume menu option for creating the Volume from snapshot

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Picture showing specifying the size of the volume

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The availability zone of volume and the EC2 instance should be same.



Attach The New Volume With EC2




Picture showing the Attach Volume option for attaching volume with the EC2 instance

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Picture showing a popup window to select the EC2 instance

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Perform Operations Using The Diskpart Utility




Picture showing selecting the Diskpart utility in the start menu

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Picture showing making the volume online using the diskpart utility

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Picture showing an option to rescan the disk

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Picture showing the Extend Volume option for increasing the size of the volume

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Picture showing the wizard window when user clicks on the Extend Volume option

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Picture showing the wizard window when user clicks on the Extend Volume option

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Picture showing the wizard window when user clicks on the Extend Volume option

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Cleanup





Posted By  -  Karan Gupta
 
Posted On  -  Sunday, October 10, 2021
 
Updated On  -  Thursday, December 2, 2021

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