How to backup EC2 EBS volume


This blog shows how to backup EC2 instance and create another instance to the same region or different region.

Create a snapshot from EC2 EBS volume

Create snapshot

Once the snapshot is complete should be able to check from the dashboard.

Create an image from snapshot

Once create an Image, then you can launch the EC2 instance from the image in the current region. If you want to deploy the image to different regions, you can copy the image to the region then create an instance in that region.