How to migrate EC2 Instance to another Region

In this article We are going to cover How to Migrate EC2 Instance to another Region

How to migrate EC2 Instance to another Region

Below are steps to migrate EC2 instance to another region.

Step #1: Create one ec2 instance (t2.micro) on your source destination. Here I have created on Mumbai region.

create ec2 instance 1

 Step #2: Take snapshot. Snapshot -> take snapshot

create snapshot in ec2 2

Step #3: Go To Landing page of Snapshot click action tab -> copy and give a destination region where you want to copy your ec2 instance.

copy snapshot 3

snapshot is copied to destination region

save ec2 instance snapshot 4

Step #4: Now Switch to destination region. Here I have selected destination region as Sydney.

launch instance in destination region 5

Step #5: Now go to snapshot page of destination region. You can see a copied snapshot of your source region.

Click on action tab go to create image change root device name from /dev/sda to /dev/xvda

create image from ebs snapshot 6

Step #6: Now Go to AMI tab and launch an ec2 instance

launch ec2 instance 7

Now your migration of ec2 instance of one region to another region is done.


How to Migrate EC2 Instance to another Region

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