Wrap Up and Clean Up

Suppose you are running this workshop in your account. In that case, you should clean up all the resources we created to avoid incurring unnecessary charges.

Delete contents of the S3 buckets

1.1 Navigate to S3 in the console.

1.2 Select each of the two buckets created for this workshop and click the Empty button.

1.3 Next, enter the text permanently delete in the text input field and then click the Empty button.

1.4 Click into each bucket and confirm that all the objects have been deleted, then click Exit.

1.6 Repeat this object deletion process for the remaining three buckets.

Delete the Cloudformation stack

2.2 Change your console ’s region to us-east-1 using the Region Selector in the upper right corner.

2.3 Navigate to CloudFormation in the console.

2.4 Select the stack created during the US-East-1 Deployment section of this workshop, then click the Delete button.

2.5 Click the Delete stack button to confirm.

Take a break as the stack will take several minutes to delete, releasing any resources associated with it. When the operation completes, the stack will no longer appear in the list. If there are any issues, click on the stack’s name and navigate the Events tab for more information.

Delete the contents of the backup vaults

3.1 Navigate to AWS Backup in the console.

3.2 Navigate to the default backup vault. Click the check box to select all recovery points, then click Actions followed by Delete.

3.3 Enter delete in the field and click the Delete recovery points button.

3.4 Confirm deletion.

3.5 Repeat the backup removal process for the US-West-1 region.

Delete the DR RDS instance

4.1 Change your console ’s region to us-west-1 using the Region Selector in the upper right corner.

4.2 Navigate to RDS in the console.

4.3 Use the radio button to select the database. Under the Action menu, click Delete.

4.4 Type delete me in the field and click the Delete button.

The database will no longer appear in the list after deletion.

Delete the DR, EC2 instances, AMIs, and security groups

5.1 Navigate to EC2 in the console.

5.2 Navigate to Instances, select the instance, then use the Instance state menu to select Terminate instance.

The instance will now show as terminated.

5.3 Navigate to Security groups. Click on one of the security groups created durng the workshop.

5.4 From the Actions menu and select Delete security groups.

5.5 Click the Delete button to confirm.

Repeat for any other security groups created during the workshop.

5.6 Navigate to AMIs, select the AMI, then use the Actions menu and click Deregister.

Repeat the AMI deletion in US-East-1.

Delete the S3 buckets

6.1 Navigate to S3 in the console.

6.2 Use the radio button to select one of the buckets created for this workshop and click the Delete button.

6.3 Enter the bucket name in the text input field and click the Delete bucket button.

6.4 Repeat the process for the remaining bucket.