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API Reference (API Version 2011-01-01)

DescribeTerminationPolicyTypes

Describes the termination policies supported by Auto Scaling.

Response Elements

The following element is returned by the service.

TerminationPolicyTypes.member.N

The termination policies supported by Auto Scaling (OldestInstance, OldestLaunchConfiguration, NewestInstance, ClosestToNextInstanceHour, and Default).

Type: Array of strings

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 1600.

Pattern: [\u0020-\uD7FF\uE000-\uFFFD\uD800\uDC00-\uDBFF\uDFFF\r\n\t]*

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=DescribeTerminationPolicyTypes &Version=2011-01-01 &AUTHPARAMS

Sample Response

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<DescribeTerminationPolicyTypesResponse xmlns="http://autoscaling.amazonaws.com/doc/2011-01-01/"> <DescribeTerminationPolicyTypesResult> <TerminationPolicyTypes> <member>ClosestToNextInstanceHour</member> <member>Default</member> <member>NewestInstance</member> <member>OldestInstance</member> <member>OldestLaunchConfiguration</member> </TerminationPolicyTypes> </DescribeTerminationPolicyTypesResult> <ResponseMetadata> <RequestId>7c6e177f-f082-11e1-ac58-3714bEXAMPLE</RequestId> </ResponseMetadata> </DescribeTerminationPolicyTypesResponse>

See Also

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