AWS Auto Scaling - AWS GovCloud (US)

AWS Auto Scaling

With AWS Auto Scaling, you can quickly discover the scalable AWS resources for your application and set up dynamic scaling. It uses Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling to scale your EC2 instances and Application Auto Scaling to scale resources from other services.The AWS Management Console provides a web interface for AWS Auto Scaling.

How AWS Auto Scaling Differs for AWS GovCloud (US)

  • Predictive scaling is not available in the AWS GovCloud (US) Regions.

  • The following CloudFormation resource is not available in the AWS GovCloud (US) Regions:

Documentation for AWS Auto Scaling

For more information about anything in the above list, see the documentation for the specific service at AWS documentation.

For information about scaling Amazon EC2 instances in AWS GovCloud (US), see Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling in this guide.

For more information about AWS Auto Scaling and Application Auto Scaling, see AWS Auto Scaling documentation.

ITAR Boundary

AWS GovCloud (US) has an ITAR boundary, which defines where customers are allowed to store ITAR-controlled data for this service in AWS GovCloud (US) Regions. To maintain ITAR compliance, you must place ITAR-controlled data on the applicable part of the ITAR boundary. If you do not have any ITAR-controlled data in AWS GovCloud (US) Regions, this section does not apply to you. The following information identifies the ITAR boundary for this service:

ITAR-Regulated Data Permitted ITAR-Regulated Data Not Permitted
  • This service boundary exists entirely within the GovCloud regions and all export-controlled Content entered, processed, and created within Service will exist in the GovCloud regions.

  • Auto Scaling is not permitted to contain ITAR-regulated data.

  • For example, do not enter ITAR-regulated data in the following fields:

    • Scaling plan names

    • Scaling policy names

    • Scaling policy configurations