AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Deletes the specified Application Auto Scaling scaling policy.

Deleting a policy deletes the underlying alarm action, but does not delete the CloudWatch alarm associated with the scaling policy, even if it no longer has an associated action.

To create a scaling policy or update an existing one, see PutScalingPolicy.


For .NET Core and PCL this operation is only available in asynchronous form. Please refer to DeleteScalingPolicyAsync.

Namespace: Amazon.ApplicationAutoScaling
Assembly: AWSSDK.ApplicationAutoScaling.dll
Version: 3.x.y.z


public virtual DeleteScalingPolicyResponse DeleteScalingPolicy(
         DeleteScalingPolicyRequest request
Type: Amazon.ApplicationAutoScaling.Model.DeleteScalingPolicyRequest

Container for the necessary parameters to execute the DeleteScalingPolicy service method.

Return Value
The response from the DeleteScalingPolicy service method, as returned by ApplicationAutoScaling.


ConcurrentUpdateException Concurrent updates caused an exception, for example, if you request an update to an Application Auto Scaling resource that already has a pending update.
InternalServiceException The service encountered an internal error.
ObjectNotFoundException The specified object could not be found. For any operation that depends on the existence of a scalable target, this exception is thrown if the scalable target with the specified service namespace, resource ID, and scalable dimension does not exist. For any operation that deletes or deregisters a resource, this exception is thrown if the resource cannot be found.
ValidationException An exception was thrown for a validation issue. Review the available parameters for the API request.


This example deletes a scaling policy for the Amazon ECS service called web-app, which is running in the default cluster.

To delete a scaling policy

var response = client.DeleteScalingPolicy(new DeleteScalingPolicyRequest 
    PolicyName = "web-app-cpu-lt-25",
    ResourceId = "service/default/web-app",
    ScalableDimension = "ecs:service:DesiredCount",
    ServiceNamespace = "ecs"


Version Information

.NET Framework:
Supported in: 4.5, 4.0, 3.5

Portable Class Library:
Supported in: Windows Store Apps
Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1
Supported in: Xamarin Android
Supported in: Xamarin iOS (Unified)
Supported in: Xamarin.Forms

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