How to Terminate an Amazon EC2 Instance
Terminate an Instance
Note: Terminating an instance deletes all data on the local (ephemeral) instance storage.
You can terminate an instance only iftermination protection is disabled for the instance.
To terminate an instance
- Right-click the instance and clickTerminate.
A confirmation dialog box appears.
- ClickÂ Yes, Terminate.
Amazon EC2 begins terminating the instance.