We have released cross-region volume forking in flyctl v0.1.147. Now you can fork a volume from one region to another.
If you want to move your app from one region to another and want to clone the volume in addition to. You can “fork” a volume from flyctl.
% fly volume fork vol_nvxgqp6pp7geqlj4 --region iad
Size GB: 3
Created at: 18 Jan 24 23:44 UTC
Snapshot retention: 5
Please note that a new volume will be in
hydrating state for a while (depending on the size), but machines can use the volume during the state.
% fly volume list
ID STATE NAME SIZE REGION ZONE ENCRYPTED ATTACHED VM CREATED AT
vol_nvxgqp6pp7geqlj4 created data 3GB sea 6da7 true 148ed09ea40468 1 month ago
vol_q4qw9d8jk2m65x84 hydrating data 3GB iad 5555 true 41 seconds ago
Let me know if you have any questions, comments and/or requests!