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OpenStack Volumes are block storage devices that may be attached to instances in order to enable persistent storage. You can attach a volume to a running instance or detach a volume and attach it to another instance at any time. You can also create a snapshot from or delete a volume.  To manage your OpenStack Volumes, go to Main Menu > Openstack > Volumes.

You will see a list of all OpenStack Volumes currently residing within Scalr. From here you can Search for a specific volume by entering a keyword or selecting a Location. Additional selections are provided for maneuvering through each page and refreshing the screen. The New Volume Button may be used to create a new Volume within Scalr and the Actions Buttons offer further options for each listed Volume. A checkbox is located in the far right column next to each listed volume and can be used to select a Volume for deletion if it is not In-use.

Creating Volumes

Clicking New Volume will present a dialogue to be filled out.  Enter your specifics and select Create:

Creation successful:


Actions available under the Actions Column located in the rightmost column next to each individual Volume, as well as from the . From this menu, you can attach the volume, create a new snapshot, and delete a selected Volume: