This topic describes how to disable a scaling group. If you do not need to use a scaling group for the moment, you can disable it.


The scaling group is in the Enabled state.

Background information

If a scaling activity is being executed when you disable the scaling group, the scaling activity will continue until it is complete. Scaling requests that are made after the scaling group is disabled will be rejected.


  1. Log on to the Auto Scaling console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click Scaling Groups.
  3. In the top navigation bar, select a region.
  4. Find the target scaling group and choose More > Disable in the Actions column.
  5. Click OK.