euca-create-volume man page

euca-create-volume ā€” Create a new volume


euca-create-volume -z ZONE [-s GiB] [--snapshot SNAPSHOT] [-t VOLTYPE]

[-i IOPS] [--show-empty-fields] [-U URL]

[--region USER@REGION] [-I KEY_ID] [-S KEY] [--security-token TOKEN] [--debug] [--debugger] [--version] [-h]


Create a new volume

optional arguments

-z ZONE, --availability-zone ZONE

availability zone in which to create the new volume (required)

-s GiB, --size GiB

size of the new volume in GiB (required unless --snapshot is used)

--snapshot SNAPSHOT

snapshot from which to create the new volume


volume type

-i IOPS, --iops IOPS

number of I/O operations per second


show empty values as "(nil)"

-U URL, --url URL

compute service endpoint URL

--region USER@REGION

region and/or user names to search when looking up config file data

-I KEY_ID, --access-key-id KEY_ID

-S KEY, --secret-key KEY

--security-token TOKEN


show debugging output


launch interactive debugger on error


show the program's version and exit

-h, --help

show this help message and exit


December 2016 euca2ools 3.4 User Commands