AWS Redshift Reserved Node Payment Pending

Rule Description

Rule Code: AWS-R-RS-04

Identify any pending Amazon Redshift Reserved Nodes (RNs) available within your account.

A payment-pending Redshift RN purchase is a reservation purchase that can't be fully processed due to issues with the AWS account payment method, that maintains the "payment-pending" status long after the initial purchase attempt.

Audit / Verification

Step 01: Sign in to the AWS Management Console.

Step 02: Navigate to Redshift dashboard. In the navigation panel, choose Reserved Nodes.

Clicking the configuration icon from the right menu to open the dashboard Show/Hide Columns dialog box by

Inside the Show/Hide Columns dialog box, select Status checkbox:

then click Save to apply the changes.

Step 03: On the Redshift Reserved Nodes page, verify the status value listed for each RN within the Status column to determine the node reservation status. if one or more AWS Redshift RNs have the status set to payment-pending.

Step 04: Change the AWS region from the navigation bar and repeat the process for other regions.