Common Problems

Common issues that occur with solutions

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You are not authorized to perform this operation

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Instance Not Found

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Your quota allows for 0 more running instance(s). You requested at least 1

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An error occurred creating the image.

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Cannot create more than 50 manual snapshots

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Maximum allowed active snapshot limit exceeded

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Maximum number of snapshots, 10000, already exist.

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AMI name <some name> is already in use by AMI ami-12345678

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EC2 instance starts but immediately stops

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Encrypted EBS Snapshots Fail to Copy

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Windows Server Unexpected Shutdown Prompt

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Fixing Windows Shutdown and Reboot Problems on Nitro Instances

Windows on T3/M5/C5/R5 instance types does not stop or reboot properly. Apply this fix.
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The snapshot requires a target option group with the following options: [Timezone]

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Encrypted source snapshot: <snapshot ARN> cannot be copied because it does not exist in your account

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The KMS key encrypting source snapshot <snapshot ID> doest not exist, is not enabled or you do not have permissions to access it.

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The target snapshot KMS key <KMS key ARN> does not exist, is not enabled or you do not have permissions to access it.

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