This topic describes how to export scaling configurations from a scaling group. You can export scaling configurations to back them up on a local disk or import them to other scaling groups.


  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. Click Export Scaling Configurations.
    The scaling configurations are exported in the .csv format. Example: ess_scalingConfiguration_list_cn-hangzhou_2019-10-14.csv.