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How Many Statuses Does a Disk Have?

Updated at: Dec 28, 2021 GMT+08:00

A disk has several statuses. Table 1 lists the meaning of each status and the operations for each status.

Table 1 Disk status description

Status

Description

Allowed Operation

In-use

The disk is attached to a server and in use.

  • Detaching
  • Creating backups
NOTE:

If a shared disk is in the In-use state, the disk can be attached.

Available

The disk is successfully created and has not been attached to any server.

  • Attaching
  • Expanding
  • Deleting

Creating

The disk is being created.

None

Attaching

The disk is being attached to a server.

None

Detaching

The disk is being detached from a server.

None

Deleting

The disk is being deleted.

None

Expanding

The capacity of the disk is being expanded.

None

Uploading

Data on the disk is being uploaded to an image. This status occurs when you create an image from a server.

None

Downloading

Data is being downloaded from an image to the disk. This status occurs when you create a server.

None

Error

An error occurs when you try to create a disk.

Deleting

Deletion failed

An error occurs when you try to delete a disk.

No operations can be performed.

Expansion failed

An error occurs when you try to expand the capacity of a disk.

Deleting

If a DSS disk status is Error, Deletion failed, or Expansion failed, you can rectify the error by following the steps provided in What Should I Do If an Error Occurs on My DSS Disk?

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