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Create an EBS Volume

  1. Open the Amazon EC2 console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/ec2/.
  2. From the navigation bar, select region. Any region works on Incorta. For more information on regions, see https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonRDS/latest/UserGuide/Concepts.RegionsAndAvailabilityZones.html.
  3. In the navigation pane, choose ELASTIC BLOCK STORE, Volumes.
  4. Select Create Volume with the following parameters:

    • Volume Type: GP2
    • Size (GiB): Depends on customer size. Minimum for Incorta is 100GB.
    • IOP: 64,000 IOPS
    • Availability Zone: Any
  5. Select the Encrypted box. Choose Master Key: (default) aws/ebs.
  6. (Optional) Select Create additional tagsto add tags to the volume. For each tag, provide a tag key and a tag value. Incorta recommends a name similar to: app=Incorta. aws image44
  7. Select Create Volume.