This topic describes how to disable a monitoring task. You can disable a monitoring task if you do not want to use it to monitor a scaling group.


The monitoring task is in the Normal, Alert, or Insufficient Data state.


  1. Log on to the Auto Scaling console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, choose Scaling Tasks > Event-Triggered Tasks.
  3. In the top navigation bar, select a region.
  4. Select the monitoring type.
    • To select a system monitoring task, click the System Monitoring tab.
    • To select a custom monitoring task, click the Custom Monitoring tab.
  5. Find the target monitoring task and click Disable in the Actions column.
  6. Click OK.