Step 5: Clean up unneeded resources - Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud
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Step 5: Clean up unneeded resources

In the following steps, you clean up the resources you created in this tutorial. It is a good practice to delete resources that you are no longer using. By deleting a resource you'll also stop incurring charges for that resource.


Deleted, terminated, or released resources can't be recovered.

To terminate an instance
  1. Open the Amazon EC2 console at

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Instances.

  3. Select the check box for tutorial-volumes.

  4. Choose Instance state, and then Terminate instance.

  5. Choose Terminate when prompted for confirmation.

To delete a snapshot
  1. In the navigation pane, under Elastic Block Store, choose Snapshots.

  2. Select the check box for tutorial-volumes-backup.

  3. Under Actions, choose Delete snapshot.

  4. Choose Delete when prompted for confirmation.