AWS: Shrink an EBS configured in GPT mode

I don't really know why, but my image on my EC2 server was not configured in MBR but in GPT. All the guides I found for shrinking a root EBS was not made for GPT. First of all, you cannot shrink an EBS. You can expand it but shrinking is not allowed. To achieve that goal, you have to copy the content on another EBS volume. View current partitioning 1. Stop your EC2 instance and dettach your root volume (let's call it V1). 2. Create a new volume with the new target size (V2). 3. Create a n »