Adding EBS Storage to a Linux EC2 Instance

30 minutes
  • 3 Learning Objectives

About this Hands-on Lab

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.

Learning Objectives

Successfully complete this lab by achieving the following learning objectives:

Launch an EC2 Instance

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

Create a New EBS Volume

Create a new 8 GB EBS volume.

Attach the Volume to the EC2 Instance

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

Additional Resources

Hello Gurus! In this scenario, a client has tasked you with starting a new Amazon Linux 2 EC2 instance with extra storage. The instance should be launched with an additional 5 GB volume. Once it is running, create an additional 8 GB volume and attach it to the instance. In the end, you should be able to view both volumes from the operating system.

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