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[ aws . opsworks ]



Updates an Amazon EBS volume's name or mount point. For more information, see Resource Management .

Required Permissions : To use this action, an IAM user must have a Manage permissions level for the stack, or an attached policy that explicitly grants permissions. For more information on user permissions, see Managing User Permissions .

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


--volume-id <value>
[--name <value>]
[--mount-point <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--volume-id (string)

The volume ID.

--name (string)

The new name.

--mount-point (string)

The new mount point.

--cli-input-json (string) Performs service operation based on the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, the CLI values will override the JSON-provided values. It is not possible to pass arbitrary binary values using a JSON-provided value as the string will be taken literally.

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


To update a registered volume

The following example updates a registered Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) volume's mount point. The volume is identified by its volume ID, which is the GUID that AWS OpsWorks assigns to the volume when you register it with a stack, not the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) volume ID.:

aws opsworks --region us-east-1 update-volume --volume-id 8430177d-52b7-4948-9c62-e195af4703df --mount-point /mnt/myvol

Output: None.

More Information

For more information, see Assigning Amazon EBS Volumes to an Instance in the AWS OpsWorks User Guide.