AWS has updated the AWS Console to show scheduled operations that will affect an EC2 instance. Typically these are operations that AWS need to perform on an instances, including:
- system reboot – typically for maintenance purposes,
- instance reboot – this can be re-scheduled by the instance owner,
- instance retirement.
The EC2 tab on the AWS Console shows forthcoming scheduled operations:
Further details can be found on the AWS Blog EC2 Instance Status Monitoring announcement.