Why am I unable to mount my EFS file system on my EC2 instance?

Last updated: 2020-05-13

I'm unable to mount my Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) file system on my Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instance. How can I resolve this?

Resolution

Note: If you receive errors when running AWS Command Line Interface (AWS CLI) commands, make sure that you’re using the most recent AWS CLI version.

There are multiple reasons you might not be able to mount your file system on your EC2 instance. For a list of possible mount issues and resolutions, see Troubleshooting mount issues.