How do I troubleshoot InsufficientInstanceCapacity errors when starting or launching an EC2 instance?
Last updated: 2020-03-30
I’m unable to start or launch my Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instance, and I'm receiving the following insufficient capacity error:
"An error occurred (InsufficientInstanceCapacity) when calling the RunInstances operation (reached max retries: 4). We currently do not have sufficient capacity in the Availability Zone you requested."
How can I troubleshoot this issue?
The InsufficientInstanceCapacity error indicates that Amazon Web Services (AWS) doesn't currently have enough available On-Demand capacity to complete your request. For troubleshooting steps, see Insufficient Instance Capacity.