Expanding EBS Volumes on Windows Instances
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Total available time: 45m
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You can increase the storage space of an existing EBS volume without losing the data on the volume. To do this, you migrate your data to a larger volume and then extend the file system on the volume to recognize the newly-available space. After you verify that your new volume is working properly, you can delete the old volume.
Are you ready to get started?
This is a beginner level Lab, however, in order to follow the next steps you should be able to:
- Launch EC2 instances
- Connect to EC2 instances running Windows
We recommend these labs as pre-requisites:
By the end of this lab you should be able to:
- Create an EBS Snapshot
- Create an EBS Volume From a Snapshot
- Attach an EBS Volume as a root device
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Log In to the Amazon Web Service Console
Your first step to start the laboratory experience
Clone The EBS Volume
In this step, you will clone the EBS volume
Create a New EBS Volume
In this step, you will create a new larger EBS volume and attach it to the instance
Check The Extended Windows File System
In this step, you will check the Windows File system