This topic describes how to disable a scaling group that is no longer needed.


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 continues until it is complete. Scaling requests that are made after the scaling group is disabled are 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 scaling group and choose more > Disable in the Actions column.
  5. In the Disable Scaling Group message, click OK.
    The scaling group enters the Disabled state.