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Mastering AWS Development by Uchit Vyas

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Working with Auto Scaling using the CLI

You will understand the procedure of creating your basic Auto Scaling infrastructure within EC2-Classic or the default Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) using the Auto Scaling command line interface using the upcoming example. So, by now, you should be able to understand that to start with Auto Scaling, you need to create:

  1. The launch configuration
  2. An Auto Scaling group

The launch configuration determines the model that Auto Scaling uses to initiate Amazon EC2 instances for your applications. This template will have all the required data for the Auto Scaling configuration, which will be required to launch the EC2 instances that have your apps.

The as-create-launch-config command can take the following arguments:

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