Learn how to add a block storage volume to your public cloud project and attach it to an instance.
Utilizing OVHcloud's Public Cloud Services you are able to create an external storage device, known as a hard disk, and attach it to an instance. These devices are block-level storage and in this tutorial, we will cover how to purchase one for a public cloud project.
Adding a Hard Disk
From the OVHcloud Control Panel:
Public Cloudfrom the top menu bar.
- Navigate to your project.
- Under Storage click
- Toward the center of the screen, click
Create a volume.
On the following screen, select the location, volume type, volume capacity, and volume name. When finished, click
Create the volume.
Attaching a Hard Disk to an Instance
To attach your new hard disk to an instance, click the more options
... button next to your hard disk and select
This will generate a pop-up menu. Choose the instance to which you wish to attach the hard drive and click