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How to detach a Block Storage volume

Reviewed on 28 May 2024Published on 10 January 2020

You can detach a Block Storage volume from your Instance at any time. It is important to unmount the volume from the operating system before detaching it to avoid data loss.

Before you start

To complete the actions presented below, you must have:

  • A Scaleway account logged into the console
  • Owner status or IAM permissions allowing you to perform actions in the intended Organization
  • Created a Block Storage volume that is attached to an Instance
  1. Click Block Storage in the Storage section of the Scaleway console side menu. The Block Storage page displays.
  2. Click «See more Icon» > Detach from Instance next to the volume of your choice. A pop-up displays.
  3. Click Detach volume from Instance to confirm.
See also
How to create a Block Storage volume from a snapshotHow to delete a snapshot
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