This topic describes how to delete a scaling configuration that is no longer needed to maintain a sufficient quota.


The following conditions are met:

  • The scaling configuration is in the Inactive state.
  • The scaling group does not contain ECS instances that were created based on the scaling configuration.


  1. Log on to the Auto Scaling console.
  2. In the top navigation bar, select a region.
  3. Find the scaling group and use one of the following methods to open the details page of the scaling group:
    • Click the ID of the scaling group in the Scaling Group Name/ID column.
    • Click Details in the Actions column.
  4. In the upper part of the page, click the Configuration Source tab.
  5. In the upper-left corner of the Instance Configuration Source page, click the Scaling Configurations tab.
  6. Find the scaling configuration that you want to delete and click Delete in the Actions column.
  7. In the message that appears, click OK.