When you create the Amazon ECS service, it includes three Amazon ECS task replicas. You can see this by using the describe-services command, which returns three. Use the update-service command to scale the service to five tasks. Re-run the describe-services command to see the updated five.
Step 1 – Query the desired count
Step 2 – Set the new desired count
This will now update the service to have a desired count of 5.
Step 3 – Query the updated desired count