Identify any Auto Scaling Launch Configuration templates that are not used anymore by AWS Auto Scaling Groups and delete them from your account in order to adhere to AWS best practices.
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As good practice, every orphaned Launch Configuration template should be removed for a better management of your AWS Auto Scaling components.
To identify any orphaned AWS Launch Configuration templates (i.e. configuration templates that are not associated anymore with ASGs), perform the following:
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To remove any unused Auto Scaling Launch Configuration templates, perform the following:
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Unused Launch Configuration
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