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You can delete an auto-scaling policy using the CLI tool, REST API or the management console (UI) as shown below:

You will not be allowed to delete auto-scaling polices that are being used by deployed applications. If an autoscaling policy is being used by a deployed application, you will have to first undeploy the application to be able to delete the corresponding auto-scaling policy.

Delete an auto-scaling policy via the CLI

CLI command

Delete an auto-scaling policy.

Command format
remove-autoscaling-policy <AUTOSCALING_POLICY_ID>
Parameter definition
Short optionLong optionDescriptionRequiredExample value
N/AN/AAuto-scaling policy ID.Yes



Removing an auto-scaling policy with the ID: autoscaling-policy-1.

remove-autoscaling-policy autoscaling-policy-1
Sample output
Autoscaling policy deleted successfully: [autoscale-policy] autoscaling-policy-1

Delete an auto-scaling policy via the REST API


Delete an auto-scaling policy.

Resource Path


Request/Response Formatapplication/json
Command format
curl -X DELETE -H "Content-Type: application/json" -k -v -u <USERNAME>:<PASSWORD> https://<PRIVATE_PAAS_HOST>:<PRIVATE_PAAS_HTTPS_PORT>/api/autoscalingPolicies/{autoscalingPolicyId}
  • By default, <USERNAME>:<PASSWORD> is admin:admin.
  • By default, <PRIVATE_PAAS_HOST> is localhost. However, if you are using a public IP, the respective IP address or domain needs to be specified.
  • By default, <PRIVATE_PAAS_HTTPS_PORT> has been set to 9443. However, if the port offset has been incremented by n, the default port value needs to be incremented by n.

Removing an auto-scaling policy with the ID:  autoscaling-policy-1 .

curl -X DELETE -H "Content-Type: application/json" -k -v -u admin:admin https://localhost:9443/api/autoscalingPolicies/autoscaling-policy-1
Sample output
> DELETE /api/autoscalingPolicies/autoscaling-policy-1 HTTP/1.1
> Host: localhost:9443
> Authorization: Basic YWRtaW46YWRtaW4=
> User-Agent: curl/7.43.0
> Accept: */*
> Content-Type: application/json
< HTTP/1.1 200 OK
< Date: Tue, 06 Oct 2015 05:45:23 GMT
< Content-Type: application/json
< Transfer-Encoding: chunked
< Server: WSO2 Carbon Server
* Connection #0 to host localhost left intact
{"status":"success","message":"Autoscaling policy deleted successfully: [autoscale-policy] autoscaling-policy-1"}

You will come across the following HTTP status codes while deleting an auto-scaling policy:

HTTP status code

200, 404, 500

See the descriptions of the HTTP status codes here.

Delete an auto-scaling policy via the management console



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