Auto Scaling groups are
a logical grouping of auto scaled instances. In order for AWS to automatically create
application servers, you must create an Auto Scaling group with CloudWatch alarms that
trigger Auto Scaling.
In the AWS Management Console, from the Services menu at
the top of the screen, select EC2.
In the Navigation pane, under AUTO SCALING, select
Auto Scaling groups and Create Auto
Specify settings appropriate for your use.
||Type the autoscale-group name you specified when you
defined the Auto Scaling resources in the iApp.
||Select the virtual private cloud (VPC) and its subnet
Receive traffic from Elastic Load
||Clear this check box. Traffic to the pool members is
coming from BIG-IP VE, not the AWS ELB.
Use scaling policies to adjust the capacity of
||Select this option, enter the minimum and maximum number
of instances, and create alarms that will trigger Auto
When done, click Create Auto Scaling group.
New instances will be created and removed based on the alarms you created. When new
instances start, BIG-IP VE will add them to the pool. When instances terminate, they
will no longer be active in the pool.