Why am I having trouble launching P3 instances?

Users who have created an Amazon account recently may face a problem of not being able to launch P3 instances. This is due to a limit enforced by Amazon for new users. You will see a message as below.

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To get over the problem log a request at the following URL:


Record request as “Service Limit Increase”, Limit Type as “EC2 Instances” and choose appropriate Region and Instance Type.

Known Issue: Cannot choose any P3 instance for limit increase request

Refer to snapshot below.

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