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Getting started with AWS Auto Scaling using CMPUTE

AWS Auto Scaling helps you maintain application availability and allows you to scale your Amazon EC2 capacity up or down automatically according to conditions you define. With cmpute App for Auto Scaling, you can now run your AWS Auto Scaling groups through cmpute and bring down your EC2 costs significantly with the usage of right spot instances without compromising on your application availability.

Step 1: Login to your cmpute Console Application ( using registered Email Id and Password.

Step 2: You will be redirected to cmpute Dashboard. Next, click on the App Store located in the header.


Step 3: You will be redirected to the App store which has the apps supported on cmpute . To run Auto Scaling app, click the Run A Job button.

Step 4: Now, to run Auto Scaling job, fill all the required given text fields.

Step 5: Click on the Save/Run button once you are done with filling all the details. This action will save your job and is available to see later on the Jobs page.

Step 6: On successful job addition, you would get a popup from where you can start your job immediately (by clicking the Run Now ).

Also, see the article on how can you run App without errors. See the Documentation here for more detail.

Monitor your App

Once the job starts executing, you can real-time monitor the configurations, cost & savings. See the Documentation here for more detail.

Data required to run App

There are following text fields to be filled:


Account: Select your AWS Account where you want to run the job.

Cloud Region: The Cloud region will be selected automatically.

Job Name: You can give any desired name to your job.

Auto Scaling Group Name: Select the AWS Auto Scaling group from the drop down.

Min OnDemand instances: Specify the minimum number of ondemand instances that should run as part of the Auto Scaling group.

Restrict to the Instance Type of Auto Scaling Group: Select the Restrict to the Instance Type of Auto Scaling Group based on by clicking the checkbox.

Replace Unhealthy Instances: *Specify the Unhealthy Instance based on by clicking the checkbox. *

Restore Auto Scaling Group Back to Initial State on Stop: Specify the Auto Scaling back to initial state based on by clicking the checkbox.