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Amazon Auto Scaling Groups Scaling Policies

Amazon Auto Scaling Groups Scaling Policies

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Lab Duration
45 Min
About Lab


This lab walks you through using Auto Scaling group scaling policies to automatically launch or terminate EC2 instances based on Scaling policy conditions.

What Will You Learn?

Upon completion of this lab you will be able to:

  • Use the AWS management console to create a Launch Template.

  • Configure your own details while creating an Auto Scaling Group.

  • Set up Target tracking scaling policies.

  • Increase the CPU Utilization using Stress on an EC2 instance to verify AutoScaling group scaling policies would create new instances.


No prior experience is required for performing this lab.

Lab Steps:

1. Starting a lab

  • Every AWS lab on the QwikSkills platform has a uniform user interface. You will see the below screen whenever you open up any lab.