Identify any empty virtual machine scale sets available within your Microsoft Azure cloud account and delete them in order to eliminate unnecessary costs and meet compliance requirements when it comes to unused resources. A Microsoft Azure virtual machine scale set is considered empty when it doesn't have any VM instances attached anymore and is no longer associated with a load balancer.
This rule resolution is part of the Cloud Conformity Security & Compliance tool for Azure
In order to adhere to Azure cloud best practices and achieve regulatory compliance, every empty virtual machine scale set should be removed for cost optimization and better management of your cloud resources.
To identify empty Microsoft Azure virtual machine scale sets, perform the following operations:
Remediation / Resolution
To remove empty Microsoft Azure virtual machine scale sets from your Azure cloud account, perform the following operations:
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