This topic describes how to delete a scaling configuration. If you no longer need a scaling configuration, you can delete it.


To delete a scaling configuration, make sure that the scaling configuration meets the following conditions:

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


  1. Log on to the Auto Scaling console.
  2. In the top navigation bar, select a region.
  3. You can use either of the following methods to open the details page of a scaling group.
    • In the Scaling Group Name/ID column, click a scaling group name.
    • Click Manage in the Actions column corresponding to a scaling group.
  4. In the left-side navigation pane, click Instance Configuration Source.
  5. Find the target scaling configuration and click Delete in the Actions column.
  6. Click OK.