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According to your screenshot your instance belongs to eu-central-1b and your volume is in different zone eu-central-1a that's why it's not able to attach the volume to the instance.


All instances are created from an Amazon Machine Image (AMI). The volume or volumes attached to a new instance are volumes created from the snapshots linked to the AMI, and that size determines the default size. If your instances have 8GB root volumes, that's the size of the root volume snapshot of the AMI. When creating an instance you can, of course, ...

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