How To Remove EBS Volume Using Amazon Web Console

I this article I will show you how you can remove or de-attach EBS volume using Amazon web console.

Remove/De-attach EBS Volumes

First you have to unmount the attached volume from EC2 instance before de-attaching the EBS volume. If EC2 instance is running follow the below command to unmount the volume:

# umount <Device/remote Filesystem>

Now Go to Action -> click on ” Detach Volume” like below screen-shot.


After clicking on “De-attach Volume” it will ask for the confirmation. Than click on the “Yes,Detach“.


After de-attach the volume you can see the state has been changed to “available“.


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