To attach a volume to an instance
- Right-click a volume and clickÂ Attach Volume.
TheÂ Attach Volume dialog box appears.
- Select the instance for the device from theInstances list box.
- Specify how to expose the volume to the instance in theÂ Device field (/dev/sdb through /dev/sdz in Linux and xvdb through xvdh in Windows). For information about which devices are reserved by the instance stores, go toÂ Instance Storage in theÂ Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud User Guide.
- ClickÂ Attach.
Amazon EC2 attaches the volume to the instance.