You’ve probably heard that AWS is no longer allowing its customers to resell Reserved Instances starting January 15, 2024. If you’ve been reselling unused RI capacity directly on the Marketplace or via a third-party provider, this is no longer an option. Keep reading to learn more about the ban and find a way out.

Quick Summary of AWS’s Ban on RI Resale

AWS will prohibit the resale of Reserved Instances (RIs) acquired at a discount on the Amazon EC2 Reserved Instance Marketplace as of January 15, 2024. This is due to Section 5.5 of the AWS service agreements, which prohibits the sale of discounted RIs. 

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