Finding Unused Elastic Load Balancers

AWS imposes limits on the number of Elastic LoadBalancers. Before asking for a limit increase, it is worthwhile to check if your load balancers are actually used and have healthy instances. Using excellent boto framework for Python, I built a simple script to find all ELBs where there is an instance in OutOfService state or where there are no instances at all: from optparse import … Continue reading Finding Unused Elastic Load Balancers