Autoscaling using the default EC2 plugin

Posted by lorned on 2014-09-08 02:48
OS: All / Any | Product: Stackato | tags: 3.2 3.4 autoscale autoscaling ec2

The EC2 autoscaling plugin doesn't seem to be working. When I try to set it up, it creates new VMs properly but doesn't add them to the security group(s) I set up.


We realized the API call for ec2 changed recently but were unable to include the fix in our latest release. We released a patch to make the correct API call (Included as part of but that change required us to also change the name of the value we collect from /s/etc/autoscaling/autoscaling.yml. As we cannot patch config files (We'd either potentially overwrite changes made or potentially have a patch fail due to those changes), a manual step is required to get this working.

That step is as follows: In /s/etc/autoscaling/autoscaling.yml, Under platform_config, in the EC2 section, the key reading 'security_group: ' should read 'security_group_ids: '