Find any Amazon Application Load Balancers (ALBs) and Network Load Balancers (NLBs) that appear to be idle and remove them from your account to help lower the cost of your monthly AWS bill.
By default, an AWS ALB resource is considered "idle" when it meets the following criteria:
Regularly checking your AWS load balancers for the number of HTTP(S) requests and TCP connections completed, will help you efficiently identify and remove any idle ELBv2 resources from your AWS account in order to stop accumulating unnecessary service charges.
Case A: To find any idle Application Load Balancers within your AWS account, perform the following actions:
Case B: To find any idle Network Load Balancers within your AWS account, perform the following:
Option 1: Terminate the idle load balancers. To delete any Application Load Balancer or Network Load Balancer that is currently running in idle mode, perform the following actions:
Option 2: Disable the rule check. If the selected idle load balancer is needed (its role within your application stack is essential and the owner confirms it), you should turn off this conformity rule check for your AWS load balancers (ELBv2) from the Cloud Conformity console