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Adding EBS Storage to a Linux EC2 Instance

For this lab, you have been tasked to start an AWS EC2 instance running a specific Linux version and add additional EBS volumes to it. Upon completion of the lab, you will have the knowledge to start a new EC2 instance with additional storage, how to create an EBS volume, and attach an EBS volume to a running EC2 instance.

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Clock icon Beginner
Clock icon 30m
Clock icon May 06, 2022

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Launch an EC2 Instance

    Launch an Amazon Linux 2 EC2 instance with an 8 GB root volume and an extra 5 GB EBS volume.

  2. Challenge

    Create a New EBS Volume

    Create a new 8 GB EBS volume.

  3. Challenge

    Attach the Volume to the EC2 Instance

    Attach the new 8 GB EBS volume to the running EC2 instance.

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