Delete A Block Storage Volume
This article describes how to delete a SpinUp Block Storage volume.
Before you can delete a Block Storage volume, you must meet be able to perform the following actions:
- Log in to your account.
- Log in to your server.
- Be able to detach the volume from the operating system (OS).
Required actions prior to deleting the Block Storage volume
Prior to deleting a volume, the volume must be unmounted from the server. See specific instructions on accessing Block Storage volumes here.
The Block Storage volume must also be detached from the server. Follow the instructions here.
If a snapshot of the volume exists, you must delete the snapshot before you can delete the volume. Use the instructions here.
Delete the Block Storage volume
After a volume is deleted, the data is not recoverable. Be sure to copy any important files to a safe location before you delete a volume.
Log in to the SpinUp Control Panel.
On the side navigation bar, click Volumes.
In the listing of volumes, click on the cogwheel icon and then select Delete from the expanded options.
Confirm the decision to delete the volume (review and check the name).