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Mastering AWS Development by Uchit Vyas

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Installing and configuring Auto Scaling

The Auto Scaling utility can be accessed via CLI to access the Auto Scaling functionality without any of the preceding ways mentioned. It wraps the API actions to give multi-utility commands.

Installing Auto Scaling prerequisites

Proceed with the following steps to install and configure Auto Scaling Command Line Interface:

  1. Set the Java variable in your system:
    1. The command-line tool reads an environment variable (JAVA_HOME) on the machine to locate the Java runtime. Either JRE or JDK should be fine with Version 6 or higher. To download Java, go to http://java.oracle.com/.
    2. Extract your downloaded Java and set the path using the variable JAVA_HOME to the full path of the directory, which will contain the bin subdirectory. ...

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