Autoscale cannot set next day midnight as ramp down start time

Leo Lee 140 Reputation points


We are setting up a scaling plan, and would like to set off peak hour start from next day midnight ( After 23:59). And error meassage "The start time should be later than previous tab start time." show.

We would like to ramp down start at 23:00 and Off-peak hours start at 01:30., any idea it is supported by Autoscale ?



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  1. Michael Durkan 12,196 Reputation points MVP


    no, its not supported. Even though you have the option to set up scaling for multiple days (weekdays or weekend schedules), the assumption is that the entire plan will run in a single 24 hour cycle from 00:00 until 23:59 and then repeat on the subsequent days you have specified.

    You could try this using Logic Apps scaling, but afaik it follows the same principles.

    Hope this helps,


    Michael Durkan

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  1. Azure Admin 0 Reputation points

    Hi Michael,

    Thank You for the answer!!

    So the latest off peak hour I can set is from 23:59 to next day ramp up start time? Say 0800?

    Is there MS's KB mention about that?