Check if you can see data in AWS Compute Optimizer and AWS Trusted Advisor.

If there is no data available, complete the following steps and wait until data is available.

Opt in for AWS Compute Optimizer

Opt in for AWS Compute Optimizer if you have not done so. Enable AWS Compute Optimizer at no additional cost. After AWS Compute Optimizer is enabled it may take up to 12 hours to fully analyze the AWS resources in your account.

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Cost Optimization checks in Amazon Trusted Advisor

Amazon Trusted Advisor provides best practices (or checks) in four categories: cost optimization, security, fault tolerance, and performance improvement. This demo will use “Low Utilization Amazon EC2 Instances” check in Cost optimization.

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Attach AWS Tags to Amazon EC2 Instances

Attach the following tags to your existing EC2 Instances as follows:

Key = Environment
Value = watooldemo

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NOTE: Use the same tags when defining a workload later.

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