Starting Over with AWS
If you've really ended up in weird state, have already read AWS install#Common_Problems, and want to just start over, here are the steps you need to take. Make sure you are in the ec2 section of the AWS console, and then complete the following steps (use the links on the left side of the AWS console to switch to the relevant screens):
- From the terminal on your computer:
- Before completing the following steps, check the top right corner of your console to make sure that you are in the correct region (in our case, Oregon).
- From the AWS console, terminate all instances
- Release elastic IPs
- Delete private keys
- Then switch to the VPCs section of the AWS console to delete your VPCs:
Note: Do not delete your user.