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Unable to stop an instance

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Unable to stop an instance that had stop protection enabled. So while trying to change the stop protection, facing the below error. "An error occurred while changing the stop protection setting of this instance." I have also enabled termination protection for this instance.

asked 22 days ago48 views
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Hi.

Normally, the error does not occur because the stop is not required to change the stop protection setting.
What error do I get when I try to disable stop protection from the CLI?

aws ec2 modify-instance-attribute --instance-id i-01234567890abc --no-disable-api-stop

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answered 21 days ago
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Hi,

From the notes, I understand that you are unable to stop an instance that had Stop Protection enabled. You will need to ensure Stop Protection (and Termination Protection, if applicable) for this instance are disabled. To rule out any browser issues, you may use the AWS CLI as a workaround, with a user or role that can perform this action. See below CLI command:

You can use the AWS CLI command below to validate the state of the instance:

$ aws ec2 describe-instances --instance-id i-1234567890abcdef0

To disable Stop Protection via the AWS CLI, use the command below:

aws ec2 modify-instance-attribute --instance-id i-1234567890abcdef0 --no-disable-api-stop

To disable Termination Protection via the AWS CLI, use the command below:

$ aws ec2 modify-instance-attribute --no-disable-api-termination --instance-id i-1234567890abcdef0

For the above AWS CLI command, you must use the latest version of AWS CLI Version 2, see link [1]. For disabling Stop Protection for an instance of your choosing, see link [2].

Resources:-

[1] https://docs.aws.amazon.com/cli/latest/userguide/getting-started-install.html

[2] https://docs.aws.amazon.com/cli/latest/reference/ec2/modify-instance-attribute.html

answered 21 days ago

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