DescribeAdjustmentTypes - Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling


Describes the available adjustment types for step scaling and simple scaling policies.

The following adjustment types are supported:

  • ChangeInCapacity

  • ExactCapacity

  • PercentChangeInCapacity

Response Elements

The following element is returned by the service.


The policy adjustment types.

Type: Array of AdjustmentType objects


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


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



This example illustrates one usage of DescribeAdjustmentTypes.

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

Sample Response

<DescribeAdjustmentTypesResponse xmlns=""> <DescribeAdjustmentTypesResult> <AdjustmentTypes> <member> <AdjustmentType>ChangeInCapacity</AdjustmentType> </member> <member> <AdjustmentType>ExactCapacity</AdjustmentType> </member> <member> <AdjustmentType>PercentChangeInCapacity</AdjustmentType> </member> </AdjustmentTypes> </DescribeAdjustmentTypesResult> <ResponseMetadata> <RequestId>7c6e177f-f082-11e1-ac58-3714bEXAMPLE</RequestId> </ResponseMetadata> </DescribeAdjustmentTypesResponse>

See Also

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