Does recycling Node in Node Pool on k8s delete volume data

I’m running a single Node cluster which went into "not ready’ status so I recycled the node, but then when the cluster started up all my volume data seems to have been lost! I thought the volumes were suppose to be independent of the pod? What should I have done to keep the data when the node entered the ‘not ready’ status? Thanks.

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Bobby Iliev
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November 6, 2022

Hi there,

Did you create a volume claim with storage class do-block-storage?

If you’ve created the volume directly on the node itself, that would explain why the data might have been lost.

Instead, you would want to create a Block Storage by creating a PersistentVolumeClaim (PVC) as part of your deployment as described here:



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