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22 MAY 2019
Modify instance type if CPU utilization < 10% for a week

If CPU utilization is less than 10% for a week, you are not utilizing the instance efficiently. This workflow identifies such instances and switches to another instance type.

Report idle AWS EC2 Instances.

This workflow send report of all the EC2 instances which are idle from the past 7 days and are launched before 7 days. Instance is identified as idle if its CPU Utilization is less than 2% and Network In/Out is less than 5MB. You can also give other configurations for this workflow.

Report Idle RDS DB instances.

Sends a report if any of the RDS DB instances present in your AWS account is appeared to be idle. Identifying and removing idle resources from your AWS account is best practice to reduce AWS costs.

Report DB Instance Generation (General Purpose)

Sends a report if RDS databases instances provisioned within your AWS account are using the previous generation of instance classes. Using the latest generation of RDS database instances instead of the previous generation instances has tangible benefits such as better hardware performance.

Send report of your AWS elasticache cluster if they do not have the desired node type established by your organization

Setting limits for the type of AWS ElastiCache cluster nodes will help you address internal compliance requirements and prevent unexpected charges on your AWS bill. Ensure that your existing AWS ElastiCache cluster nodes have the desired type established by your organization based on the caching workload required.

Terminate AWS Workspaces after inactivity of 30 days

This template periodically keeps a check on the Workspace sessions, ensuring that unused Workspaces do not exist for a longer time.

Send report of failed EC2 reserved instances.

A failed AWS EC2 RI is an unsuccessful reservation that received the "payment-failed" status during the purchase process. Reserved Instances represent a good strategy to cut down on AWS EC2 costs but to fully receive the discount benefit you need to make sure that all your EC2 reservation purchases have been successfully completed.

Send report of all pending AWS EC2 reserved instances.

EC2 Reserved Instances represent an efficient strategy to cut down on AWS costs. However, to receive the billing discount benefit promoted by Amazon, you need to make sure that all your EC2 reservation purchases have been fully processed. Identify any pending Amazon EC2 Reserved Instance (RI) purchases available within your AWS account.

Schedule Stop EC2 Machine

This enables users to schedule a stop of Amazon EC2 instances based on a daily or weekly schedule, or both, in order to optimize EC2 costs.

Send report of failed elasticSearch reserved instances in your AWS account.

A failed AWS ES RI is an unsuccessful reservation that receives the "payment-failed" status during the purchasing process. Elasticsearch Reserved Instances can provide significant cost savings (up to 52% discount). However, to receive the discount benefit you need to make sure that all your AWS ES reservation purchases have been successfully completed.

Report RDS DB instances that does not have desired instance type.

Send report of RDS instances provisioned in your AWS account, which does not have the desired instance type established by your organization. Restricting the type of Amazon RDS instances will help you address internal compliance requirements and also helps to save some extra cost.

Report idle Redshift Clusters

Sends a report if any of the Redshift cluster present in your AWS account is appeared to be idle. Identifying and removing idle resources from your AWS account is best practice to reduce AWS costs.