Additions and updates to the RightScale platform. Use the navigation on the left to select the product category.

Latest Weekly Changes

Week of 2019-07-08

Policies

New Features

  • Cloud workflow now supports JWT tokens when making http calls so that any API that uses JWT can be leveraged when remediating policy incidents or automating cloud resource actions.

Week of 2019-07-01

Policies

New Policies

Week of 2019-06-24

Policies

New Policies

  • Superseded Instances checks for instances running on instance types that have been superseded by newer, usually improved, instance types.

Changes to Existing Policies

  • AWS Instance CloudWatch Utilization now supports tags to ignore instances, minimum usage thresholds for reporting, and actions to tag the resources that fail the policy check.

  • Low Account Usage can now be run against specific billing centers, supports a minimum savings threshold to limit the noise, and reports against the monthly run rate instead of the current usage.

  • Low Service Usage can now be run against specific billing centers, supports a minimum savings threshold to limit the noise, and reports against the monthly run rate instead of the current usage.

Week of 2019-06-17

Policies

New Policies

Week of 2019-06-10

Policies

New Policies

Policies

Changes to Existing Features

  • Policies now support pagination markers in the body of a request, enabling the use of APIs that leverage this method for pagination, such as some AWS API calls. You can find additional information and examples of the body_field page marker in the Pagination section of the policy language documentation.

Week of 2019-05-27

Policies

New Policies

  • Stranded Servers reports on any servers that are stranded in booting so that they can be repaired or terminated to reduce waste.

Changes to Existing Policies

  • Cheaper Regions policy now reports only on instance data instead of all region costs, helping to simplify the report and help users target relevant spend.
  • Unattached Volumes now provides an option to take a snapshot of the volume before deleting it.
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RightScale Release Schedules

RightScale performs regularly scheduled weekly no-downtime releases of the Cloud Management and Self-Service products every Wednesday afternoon (PDT). Optima no-downtime releases occur every Thursday morning (PDT).

If you have questions regarding the RightScale release schedule, please contact our support team at support@rightscale.com