Auto Scaling Detail Report

The Auto Scaling Detail Report provides an in-depth look at each Auto Scaling Group created within AWS.


  • Created – the date and time that the auto scaling group was created.
  • Launch Configuration – the name of the launch configuration being utilized by the auto scaling group.
  • Availability Zone(s) – the availability zones being utilized by the group.
  • Default Cooldown – the number of seconds after a scaling activity completes before another scaling activity can start.
  • Enabled Metrics – list of the metrics enabled for the group.
  • Health Check Type – the service of interest for the health status check, either ‘EC2’ for Amazon EC2 or ‘ELB’ for Elastic Load Balancing.
  • Health Check Grace Period – the length of time that Auto Scaling waits before checking an instance’s health status
  • Load Balancer Name – list of the load balancers associated with the group.
  • Maximum Size – the maximum number of EC2 instances the group will launch.
  • Minimum Size – the fewest number of instances the group will run.
  • Desired Capacity – the initial number of instances that the group launched.
  • Placement Group -the name of the cluster placement group to use to create instances.
  • Status – a list of status conditions for this group.
  • VPC Identifier – the subnet identifier for the Amazon VPC connection, if any.

Instances: Shows the EC2 instances that have been launched by the auto scaling group.

  • Instance ID – the ID of the EC2 instance.
  • Availability Zone – the availability zone the instance was launched in.
  • Health Status – whether the instance is healthy or unhealthy.
  • Lifecycle State – the current state of the instance.
  • Launch Configuration – the launch configuration that was used to launch the instance.

Last 25 Events: Shows the 25 most recent events initiate within the auto scaling group.

  • Start – the date and time the event started.
  • End – the date and time the event stopped.
  • Description – a brief summary of the event.

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