How do I attach a new EBS volume to a running Amazon EC2 Windows instance?

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I want to attach a new Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) volume to an Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) Windows instance.


Note: Before you proceed, be sure to meet all the prerequisites for attaching an Amazon EBS volume to an instance.

To attach an EBS volume to a running instance, and then make the volume available to Windows, follow these steps:

1.    Attach the EBS volume to the EC2 Windows instance. You can use the Amazon EC2 console, the AWS Command Line Interface (AWS CLI), or AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell.

3.    Connect to your Windows instance using Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP).

2.    To access the volume, make the Amazon EBS volume available for use on Windows.

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AWS OFFICIALUpdated 2 months ago