How to attach a volume to a Cloud instance

Note: This article relates to a product currently in beta testing.

A volume is a detachable block storage device that can be attached to an instance to provide extra storage space, much like connecting a USB drive. You can detach a volume from one instance and reattach it to another instance, without losing the data stored on the volume.


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    Log in to your xneelo Cloud dashboard.
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      Using the menu on the left, navigate to Compute > Instances.
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        On the right-hand side of the list of instances, click on the dropdown button in the Actions column.
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          Select Attach Volume.
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            In the pop-up window, click on Select a Volume and select the volume from the drop-down list that you want to attach to the instance.
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            Click on Attach Volume to attach the selected volume to the instance.

          What happens next

          To make the volume usable on your instance you will need to mount a file system to the new volume.

          Assist Note

          A limit of 26 volumes can be attached to a single instance.