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Elastic IPs

Unassociated Elastic IP addresses (EIPs) in Amazon Web Services represent a common oversight in resource management.

While they may seem insignificant, these unassociated EIPs can lead to unnecessary costs.

On average, each unassociated EIP can cost around $3.60 per month (assuming a standard pricing of $0.12 per hour).

This might not seem like much for a single EIP, but when multiple unassociated EIPs accumulate, the monthly costs can add up quickly.

Regularly auditing and releasing unassociated EIPs is a simple yet effective way to avoid this hidden expense and keep your AWS costs optimized.