Guides - Transfer a Volume to a Different Compute Instance

Block Storage is a scalable, high-speed, and fault tolerant storage service used to add additional storage to a Linode Compute Instance.

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Follow these steps to move a Block Storage Volume to a different Compute Instance within the same data center.

Volumes can only be attached to Compute Instances located in the same data center. To migrate data to a different data center, see the Transfer Block Storage Data between Data Centers guide.
  1. Detach the Volume from the original Compute Instance. See Attach and Detach Volumes > Detach a Volume for instructions.

  2. Attach the Volume to the desired Compute Instance within the same data center as the Volume. See Attach and Detach Volumes > Attach a Volume for instructions.

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