How to restore the ec2 root volume from a snapshot

Restoring ec2 root volume from a snapshot is just a two-step process.

Pre-requisite :

  • Make sure you have a snapshot of the attached root volume.

Steps-to-do :-

  • Click on the instance in aws console > Under Action menu > Monitor and Troubleshoot > Replace root volume
  • select the snapshot to restore, and a task will be created
  • Task will be completed within a minute, check the task status from storage tabs.


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