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Create a Data Disk

If you need more storage space, you can create an add-on data disk and then attach it to your virtual machine instance.

Prerequisite

You can only attach the disk to an instance in the same location.

Procedures

Step 1 - Configuration

  1. 1.
    Log in to zenConsole.
  2. 2.
    Go to Compute > Virtual Machine > Data Disk and click Create Data Disk.
  3. 3.
    Choose a pricing model of your data disk.
  4. 4.
    Select an existing instance to attach. You can attach the disk to another instance in the same location at any time after creation.
  5. 5.
    Configure the disk size. The storage space of the data disk ranges from 20 GB to 2000 GB.
  6. 6.
    Configure the quantity.
  7. 7.
    Label your disk to identify.
  8. 8.
    (Optional) Assign your data disk to a resource group in More Settings.

Step 2 - Check out

For subscription resources, you need to choose a subscription term from 1 to 5 months.
Review order details and apply pro code if you have.
Check resources and price, read and check the permissions, and click Confirm Order.