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How to attach a Block Storage volume to an Instance

Reviewed on 23 November 2023Published on 23 November 2023

You can attach a Block Storage volume to your Instance at any time.

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
  • You have created a Block Storage volume
  • You have created at least one Instance
  1. Click Block Storage in the Storage section of the Scaleway console side menu. Your volumes display.
  2. Click «See more Icon» > Attach to Instance next to the volume of your choice. A pop-up displays.
  3. Select the Instance to which you want to attach your volume from the drop-down.
  4. Click Attach volume to Instance.

Alternatively, you can attach a Block Storage volume the following way:

  1. Click Block Storage in the Storage section of the Scaleway console side menu. The Block Storage page displays.
  2. Click Attach an Instance under the Linked Instance section.
  3. Select the Instance to which you want to attach your volume from the drop-down.
  4. Click Attach volume to Instance.
Important

You can attach up to 15 volumes at a time to a single Instance.

See also
How to create a volumeHow to increase the volume size
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