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


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

For information about requesting an increase in these limits, see Auto Scaling Limits in the Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling User Guide.

Response Elements

The following elements are returned by the service.


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

Type: Integer


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

Type: Integer


The current number of groups for your AWS account.

Type: Integer


The current number of launch configurations for your AWS account.

Type: Integer


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


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

HTTP Status Code: 500


Sample Request &Version=2011-01-01 &AUTHPARAMS

Sample Response

<DescribeAccountLimitsResponse xmlns=""> <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: