Remove Idle VPC Endpoints

Opportunity Name:

Delete Idle VPC Endpoints


AWS Resource Type:

VPC Endpoint


Opportunity Description:

Delete any Interface Endpoints or Gateway Load Balancer Endpoints with zero data processing over the past 31 days and save the hourly charges. 


Criteria for identifying the opportunity:

  • VPC Endpoint has had no data charges in the past 31 days
  • VPC Endpoint was created more than 31 days ago
  • VPC Endpoint resource is in the Available state


Potential savings (range in % on annual basis):

Customers can expect to save approximately 47% of their VPC Endpoint hourly charges by removing idle endpoints.


What happens when the Fixer is executed?

The Fixer then uses the DeleteVpcEndpoints API to delete the VPC endpoint. There is no monitoring or automated rollback associated with this fixer. 


Is it possible to rollback once CloudFix implements the fixer?

There is no rollback provided with this Fixer. The customer manually recreates the VPC endpoint.


Can CloudFix implement the fix automatically once I accept the recommendation?



Does this fix require downtime?

No. The VPC Endpoint is not in use so it can be deleted without any service impact.


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