Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling
API Reference (API Version 2011-01-01)

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DeletePolicy

Deletes the specified scaling policy.

Deleting either a step scaling policy or a simple scaling policy deletes the underlying alarm action, but does not delete the alarm, even if it no longer has an associated action.

For more information, see Deleting a Scaling Policy in the Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling User Guide.

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.

AutoScalingGroupName

The name of the Auto Scaling group.

Type: String

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

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

Required: No

PolicyName

The name or Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the policy.

Type: String

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

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

Required: Yes

Errors

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

ResourceContention

You already have a pending update to an Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling resource (for example, an Auto Scaling group, instance, or load balancer).

HTTP Status Code: 500

ServiceLinkedRoleFailure

The service-linked role is not yet ready for use.

HTTP Status Code: 500

Example

Sample Request

https://autoscaling.amazonaws.com/?Action=DeletePolicy &AutoScalingGroupName=my-asg &PolicyName=ScaleIn &Version=2011-01-01 &AUTHPARAMS

See Also

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