AWS EC2 Reserved Instance Payment Pending

Rule Description

Rule Code: AWS-RI-03

Identify any pending Amazon EC2 Reserved Instance (RI) purchases available within your AWS account.

A payment-pending EC2 RI purchase is a reservation purchase that the payment for your RI was unsuccessful. It maintains the 'payment-pending' status long after the initial purchase attempt.

Audit / Verification

Step 01: Sign in to the AWS Management Console.

AWS Console login

Step 02: Navigate to EC2 dashboard, under INSTANCES section, choose Reserved Instances. Choose State parameter and select Payment Pending to filter the list of Pending RI

Step 03: Switch to the other AWS regions and follow the same above audit process.