Three Ways to Protect EC2 Instances from Accidental Termination and Loss of Data
Here are a few little-publicized benefits that were launched with Amazon EC2’s new EBS boot instances: You can lock them from being accidentally terminated; you can prevent termination even when you try to shutdown the server from inside the instance; and you can automatically save your data storage when they are terminated.
In discussions with other EC2 users, I’ve found that it is a common feeling of near panic when you go to terminate an instance and you check very carefully to make sure
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