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According to your screenshot your instance belongs to eu-central-1b and your volume is in different zone eu-central-1a that's why it's not able to attach the volume to the instance.


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It seems plausible that the cost of processing a payment might prompt AWS to defer or discard very small invoices, but there is no public documentation that I'm aware of regarding a cutoff. This question would best be referred to AWS support, particularly if you are concerned about your services being disrupted.


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They just released RI Expiration alerts today! They're in the top right-hand corner of the RI Summary page in Cost Explorer: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2019/05/reservation-expiration-alerts-now-available-in-aws-cost-explorer/ Starting today, you can use AWS Cost Explorer’s new reservation expiration alerts capabilities to receive email ...


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Yes, according to the AWS documentation, you can see your AWS storage costs for free tier usage in the billing console. In there you should see (when logged in as an admin) the Top Free Tier Services by Usage table. They mention the table does not appear if any of these conditions are met: You use an AWS service that doesn't offer a free tier. Your free ...


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This isn't possible. Session tokens and their accompanying temporary key and secret are only available from Security Token Service (STS) via API calls that the console does not offer a way to access. The only ways to obtain tokens and credentials are those mentioned in the IAM User Guide -- CLI, Powershell, and SDKs, all of which call the STS API, which ...


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You might need to define 'affordably'. From the Glacier FAQ site Q: How much do Standard retrievals cost? Standard retrievals are priced at a flat rate of $0.01 per GB and $0.05 per 1,000 requests. For example, retrieving 500 archives that are 1 GB each would cost 500GB x $0.01 + 500 x $0.05/1,000 = $5.025 and Q: How much do Bulk retrievals ...


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The nominal performance and specifications of any given instance class don't change over time. The specs are exactly what defines the instance class. When new combinations of memory, processor, disk (ephemeral, where applicable), and network are introduced, that's a new instance class. The older classes are sometimes relegated to the "previous ...


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It's frustrating there isn't a good AWS based solution but there are a few third party services which allow you to receive notifications depending on what exactly you need. https://www.cloudyn.com/ https://www.cloudability.com/ https://rimind.io/ (disclaimer, I'm one of the developers of rimind)


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I've contacted Amazon Customer Services and they've helped me. For the record, the payment was charged on my debit card automatically so I didn't have to use any pay button.


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The IAM FAQ page's link contains a typo... the word "forms" is misspelled "foms." The corrected link takes you to the following page, which is valid: https://aws.amazon.com/forms/aws-mfa-support/


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I tried to create an IAM account and grant it all privileges but there was no way to change the credit card using the IAM account, even though I granted payment privileges. The only solution was to contact AWS customer services and tell them that I cannot connect from another computer to my account. They fixed something on their side and my customer could ...


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