AWS CloudFormation
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AWS::AutoScalingPlans::ScalingPlan PredefinedLoadMetricSpecification

PredefinedLoadMetricSpecification is a subproperty of ScalingInstruction that specifies a predefined load metric for predictive scaling to use with AWS Auto Scaling.


To declare this entity in your AWS CloudFormation template, use the following syntax:


{ "PredefinedLoadMetricType" : String, "ResourceLabel" : String }



The metric type.

Required: Yes

Type: String

Allowed Values: ALBTargetGroupRequestCount | ASGTotalCPUUtilization | ASGTotalNetworkIn | ASGTotalNetworkOut

Update requires: No interruption


Identifies the resource associated with the metric type. You can't specify a resource label unless the metric type is ALBRequestCountPerTarget and there is a target group for an Application Load Balancer attached to the Auto Scaling group.

The format is app/<load-balancer-name>/<load-balancer-id>/targetgroup/<target-group-name>/<target-group-id>, where:

  • app/<load-balancer-name>/<load-balancer-id> is the final portion of the load balancer ARN.

  • targetgroup/<target-group-name>/<target-group-id> is the final portion of the target group ARN.

Required: Conditional

Type: String

Minimum: 1

Maximum: 1023

Update requires: No interruption

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