Guides - Delete a Block Storage Volume

Linode’s Block Storage service lets you increase your Linode’s storage capacity by attaching additional high-speed volumes. Volumes are managed independently of Linodes, so your data persists even if you delete your Linode.

Follow these steps to delete a Block Storage Volume from the Cloud Manager.

Once a Block Storage Volume has been deleted, the data contained on that Volume will be permanently erased. This action cannot be reversed.
  1. Log in to the Cloud Manager.

  2. If the Volume is attached to a Linode, power off that Linode and detach the Volume. To do so, follow the instructions within the Detach the Volume guide.

  3. Click on the Volumes link in the sidebar.

  4. Locate the desired Volume within the list, click the more options ellipsis dropdown menu, and select Delete.

  5. In the configuration dialog, click Delete once again.

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