Identify any non-root Amazon EBS volumes that appear to be idle and remove them from your account to help lower the cost of your monthly AWS bill. By default, an EBS volume is considered "idle" when meets the following criteria:
This rule can help you work with the AWS Well-Architected Framework
This rule resolution is part of the Cloud Conformity Cost Management tool for AWS
Idle EBS volumes represent a good candidate to reduce your monthly AWS costs and avoid accumulating unnecessary usage charges.
To identify any non-root idle AWS EBS volumes currently available in your AWS account, perform the following:
Option 1: Delete any AWS EBS non-root volumes that are currently running in the idle mode. To remove the specified volumes, perform the following actions:
Option 2: Disable the rule check. If the selected idle EBS volume is needed (its role within your application stack/environment is important), you may want turn off the conformity rule check for the specified EBS volume from the Cloud Conformity console.