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I have three EC2 instances. I want to attach an EBS volume to one of the instances. Alas, when I go to the EBS volume and click attach, the drop down list of instances does not include the instance I wish to attach it to. There are only two instances on the list. Why is the instance missing from the list?


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Is the instance in a different availability zone from the EBS volume?

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Thanks. I didn't see the instance zone information before, it's only in the details view. – Adam Mar 7 '11 at 23:01

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