Launch configurations Landing Page

This screen allows you to view a list of your launch configurations, create new launch configurations, create new scaling groups based on a launch configuration, and delete existing launch configurations. Use the scroll bar to view additional launch configurations not in the browser's current view.


As one of the resources not available as a tile on the dashboard, you can access a list of launch configurations by clicking Launch configurations from the left navigation bar under AUTO SCALING.

Change the Information Displayed

A variety of ways to display information is available from this page.

You can use the search feature to display only information important to you; and use the sort and views to manipulate how the information is displayed:
  • Change the view. You can toggle between the table view and the grid view by clicking the appropriate icon next to the View label at the top right of the screen.
  • Sort the list. In the table view, sort the list by name using the arrow icon next to the NAME column to toggle between ascending and descending sort order.
  • Search and filter. To perform a simple search/filter, type some search text into the search text box above the list.

Create a New Launch Configuration

  1. As one of the resources not available for access from the dashboard, access the Launch configurations landing page by clicking the Launch configurations link on the left side navigation bar under the AUTO SCALING category.
  2. From the Launch configurations landing page, click the CREATE NEW LAUNCH CONFIGURATION button near the top of the page.
The Create new launch configuration wizard opens.
For additional information on completing that page, refer to the instructions provided in its Help content.

View Details of a Launch Configuration

Several items in the launch configurations list allow you to click on them to see more detailed information, such as, name, image, key pair, and security group associated with each launch configuration.

To see more details about a launch configuration, or an object associated with it:
  1. Click the name of the launch configuration to display detailed information about the selected launch configuration.
  2. In the Actions column, click the action icon (・・・) for the launch configuration you want to view and select View details.
    The details page for the selected launch configuration opens.
  3. Click an image ID to see to see detailed information about the image associated with the selected launch configuration.
  4. Click the name of a key pair to see to see detailed information about the key pair associated with the selected launch configuration.
  5. Click the name of a security group to see to see detailed information about the security group associated with the selected launch configuration.


Each entry in the launch configurations list has a context menu, accessible from the Actions column. Clicking the action icon brings up a menu of actions that you can perform on the selected launch configuration.

The following context menu actions are available:
  • View details. Brings up the detail page for selected launch configuration.
  • Create launch configuration like this. Opens the Create launch configuration page that is pre-populated with many of the same attributes as the selected launch configuration.
  • Use to create scaling group. Opens the Create new scaling group wizard with the selected launch configuration pre-populated.
  • Delete launch configuration. Allows you to delete the selected launch configuration.