AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Container for the parameters to the SetDesiredCapacity operation. Sets the size of the specified Auto Scaling group.

For more information about desired capacity, see What Is Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling? in the Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling User Guide.

Inheritance Hierarchy


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


public class SetDesiredCapacityRequest : AmazonAutoScalingRequest

The SetDesiredCapacityRequest type exposes the following members


Public Method SetDesiredCapacityRequest()


Public Property AutoScalingGroupName System.String

Gets and sets the property AutoScalingGroupName.

The name of the Auto Scaling group.

Public Property DesiredCapacity System.Int32

Gets and sets the property DesiredCapacity.

The number of EC2 instances that should be running in the Auto Scaling group.

Public Property HonorCooldown System.Boolean

Gets and sets the property HonorCooldown.

Indicates whether Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling waits for the cooldown period to complete before initiating a scaling activity to set your Auto Scaling group to its new capacity. By default, Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling does not honor the cooldown period during manual scaling activities.


This example sets the desired capacity for the specified Auto Scaling group.

To set the desired capacity for an Auto Scaling group

var response = client.SetDesiredCapacity(new SetDesiredCapacityRequest 
    AutoScalingGroupName = "my-auto-scaling-group",
    DesiredCapacity = 2,
    HonorCooldown = true


Version Information

.NET Standard:
Supported in: 1.3

.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