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How to create a Block volume

Reviewed on 16 February 2024Published on 23 November 2023
Security & Identity (IAM)

To perform certain actions described below, you must either be the Owner of the Organization in which the actions will be performed or an IAM user with the necessary permissions.

Requirements
  • You have an account and are logged into the Scaleway console
  1. Click Instances in the Compute section of the side menu. The Instances page displays.
  2. Click the Volumes tab to display a list of all your current volumes.
  3. Click Create volume to create a volume that can be attached to any of your Instances.
  4. Choose an Availability Zone for the volume.
    Important

    The volume must be in the same Availability Zone as the Instance you want to connect it to.

  5. Select Block Storage when configuring the volume.
  6. Enter the volume name and select a size.
  7. Click Create volume to confirm.
Tip

You can also create Block Storage volumes from the Block Storage console section.

See also
How to create an InstanceHow to manage Block Storage volumes
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