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Can block and boot volumes be resized online?

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Summary

Student Guide says only offline resizing of block and boot volumes is possible, documentation says online resizing can be done.

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Can you expand block and boot volumes online (without detaching from compute instance)?

Student Guide for "OCI Architect Associate" certification says the three options to expand a block or boot volume are:

-- Backup the original volume and restore into a larger one.

-- Clone the original volume to a larger one

-- Expand with offline resizing (detaching the volume before expansion).

But documentation at https://docs.cloud.oracle.com/en-us/iaas/Content/Block/Concepts/blockstarthere.htm  says:

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