Detach a disk from Google Compute Instance

To remove a disk from Google Compute instance, run


Here “indiameds” is name of the disk i want to detach from google compute instance with name “debug-instance”.

Google Cloud only allow detaching secondary disks. Boot disks can’t be detached, only way to detach a boot disk and attach on a new instance is to delete the instance. Make sure you don’t delete the disk along with the instance.

See gcloud