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API Reference (API Version 2011-01-01)

DescribeAccountLimits

Describes the current Auto Scaling resource limits for your AWS account.

For information about requesting an increase in these limits, see AWS Service Limits in the Amazon Web Services General Reference.

Response Elements

The following elements are returned by the service.

MaxNumberOfAutoScalingGroups

The maximum number of groups allowed for your AWS account. The default limit is 20 per region.

Type: Integer

MaxNumberOfLaunchConfigurations

The maximum number of launch configurations allowed for your AWS account. The default limit is 100 per region.

Type: Integer

NumberOfAutoScalingGroups

The current number of groups for your AWS account.

Type: Integer

NumberOfLaunchConfigurations

The current number of launch configurations for your AWS account.

Type: Integer

Errors

For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.

ResourceContention

You already have a pending update to an Auto Scaling resource (for example, a group, instance, or load balancer).

HTTP Status Code: 500

Example

Sample Request

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https://autoscaling.amazonaws.com/?Action=DescribeAccountLimits &Version=2011-01-01 &AUTHPARAMS

Sample Response

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<DescribeAccountLimitsResponse xmlns="http://autoscaling.amazonaws.com/doc/2011-01-01/"> <DescribeAccountLimitsResult> <NumberOfLaunchConfigurations>5</NumberOfLaunchConfigurations> <MaxNumberOfLaunchConfigurations>100</MaxNumberOfLaunchConfigurations> <NumberOfAutoScalingGroups>10</NumberOfAutoScalingGroups> <MaxNumberOfAutoScalingGroups>20</MaxNumberOfAutoScalingGroups> </DescribeAccountLimitsResult> <ResponseMetadata> <RequestId>7c6e177f-f082-11e1-ac58-3714bEXAMPLE</RequestId> </ResponseMetadata> </DescribeAccountLimitsResponse>

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: