Creating Cloud Disks

Last updated: 2020-06-08 12:16:47

    This document takes creating an empty cloud disk cbs-test in the Beijing region as an example to help you get started.

    Prerequisites

    Directions

    In this example, an elastic premium cloud disk is purchased via the console. For more information on cloud disk creation, see Creating Cloud Disks.

    1. Log in to the CBS console.
    2. Select Beijing, and click Create.
    3. Configure the following parameters:
      • Availability Zone: select Beijing Zone 1.
      • Cloud Disk Type: select Premium Cloud Storage.
      • Capacity: 20 GB.
      • Disk Name: enter cbs-test.
      • Billing Mode: select Pay-as-you-go.
      • Period: select 1 month.
    4. Click OK.
    5. After confirming the configurations, click Confirm and make the payment.
      Return to the Cloud Block Storage list page. You can now view the purchased elastic cloud disk cbs-test, whose status is To be mounted.

    Subsequent Operations

    After the cloud disk is created, you need to mount it on a CVM in the same availability zone to use it as a data disk. For information about this operation, see Mounting Cloud Disks.

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