Resizing AWS EBS Volumes:

Steps to resizing AWS EBS volumes are mentioned below.

  1. Login to AWS console
  2. Go to EC2 console
  3. Select the instance.EC2-2

4. Select the root device of the EC2 instance.

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5. Click on root device and select the volume assigned to the EC2 instance

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6. Select the Volume and click on actions > create a snapshot

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7. Create a snapshot as mentioned below.

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8. Select the snapshot and create a volume as mentioned below

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9. Increase the size to 40GB (which will increase the IOPS to 120).

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10. Go to EC2 instance and stop the instance (You will be attach the volume only after stopping the instance)

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11. Select the root device > volume > actions > detach the volume

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12. Once the existing volume (8GB)  is detached, select 40GB volume and attach the to the EC2 instance

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13.  Assign 40GB volume to the EC2 instance.

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14. Once volume is attached, start the instance

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15. New 40GB volume is attached to the instance.

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