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Resizing the data volume on AWS

Caution

Before proceeding, back up all the data you need as all data is lost in resizing.

Resizing without data loss is not currently supported.

To resize the data volume on AWS:
  1. Stop the FortiSandbox AWS instance. Ensure the instance is stopped from the AWS EC2 console.
  2. Go to AWS EC2 console > ELASTIC BLOCK STORE > Volumes and click Create Volume.

  3. Specify the volume settings and click Create Volume.

    For Volume Type, select General Purpose SSD (gp2).

    Enter a Size (GiB).

    If you want, add tags.

  4. To detach the current FortiSandbox AWS data volume, select the current FortiSandbox AWS data volume and go to Actions > Detach Volume.

  5. Select the volume you just created and go to Actions > Attach Volume.

  6.  Select the FortiSandbox AWS instance-ID and in the Device field, enter /dev/sdb. Then click Attach.

     
  7. Go to AWS EC2 > Instances and select the FortiSandbox AWS instance. In the Description on the bottom, go to Block devices and select /dev/sdb/, then check the size of new volume you just attached.
  8. Start AWS instance.
  9. Run the CLI command status and verify that the Disk Size is correct.

Resizing the data volume on AWS

Caution

Before proceeding, back up all the data you need as all data is lost in resizing.

Resizing without data loss is not currently supported.

To resize the data volume on AWS:
  1. Stop the FortiSandbox AWS instance. Ensure the instance is stopped from the AWS EC2 console.
  2. Go to AWS EC2 console > ELASTIC BLOCK STORE > Volumes and click Create Volume.

  3. Specify the volume settings and click Create Volume.

    For Volume Type, select General Purpose SSD (gp2).

    Enter a Size (GiB).

    If you want, add tags.

  4. To detach the current FortiSandbox AWS data volume, select the current FortiSandbox AWS data volume and go to Actions > Detach Volume.

  5. Select the volume you just created and go to Actions > Attach Volume.

  6.  Select the FortiSandbox AWS instance-ID and in the Device field, enter /dev/sdb. Then click Attach.

     
  7. Go to AWS EC2 > Instances and select the FortiSandbox AWS instance. In the Description on the bottom, go to Block devices and select /dev/sdb/, then check the size of new volume you just attached.
  8. Start AWS instance.
  9. Run the CLI command status and verify that the Disk Size is correct.