I tried to shut down an Amazon EC2 instance, but it’s been in the shutting-down state for more than a few minutes. How can I fix this, and will I be billed for the time the instance was shutting down?

If an instance has been in the shutting-down state for longer than a few hours, see Troubleshooting Terminating (Shutting Down) Your Instance.

Only instances in the running state incur charges. You are not billed for an instance in the shutting-down state.

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Published: 2016-06-22