Identify any failed Amazon Elasticsearch (ES) Reserved Instances available within your AWS account and follow Cloud Conformity guidelines for remediation in order to enable discounted hourly rates for Elasticsearch instances in exchange of reserving a certain amount of compute usage upfront. A failed AWS ES RI is an unsuccessful reservation that receives the "payment-failed" status during the purchasing process
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From a billing perspective, Elasticsearch Reserved Instances can provide significant cost savings (up to 52% discount). However, to receive the discount benefit you need to make sure that all your AWS ES reservation purchases have been successfully completed.
To identify any failed Elasticsearch RI purchases available within your AWS account, perform the following actions:
Remediation / Resolution
To solve any unsuccessful Amazon Elasticsearch reservations you need to retry your failed Reserved Instance purchase payment by contacting Amazon Web Services. To create the required support case using the AWS Support Center console, perform the following:Note: Requesting Amazon to retry failed Elasticsearch Reserved Instance payments using AWS Billing and Cost Management console or AWS API via Command Line Interface (CLI) is not currently supported.
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Elasticsearch Reserved Instance Payment Failed
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