Can't delete EBS volume, not even with the force option

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Hi Amazon,

EBS volume vol-7bd8af0b appears as "in-use" in my account since 2013-03-10, and I cannot delete it, not even with the force option. Although it appears to be in use, I have no EC2 instances running right now.

Please help. Thanks.

asked a year ago173 views
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Hello! Please take a look at this similar question, it might help you https://repost.aws/questions/QUGwkiBP0XQXGya8gHNsNB7Q/cannot-detach-volumes#ANEYuVFpmlRyKYW0OgQ3DzOg

Sometimes a volume shows being "in-use" even if you don't have any instances. If this your case (and you don't have a snapshot or AMI associated with that volume), I recommend creating a support case, and they should be able to modify the state to "available" so that you can delete it. If you are unable to create a support case, please mention which region this volume is on.

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answered a year ago

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