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Latest Weekly Changes

Week of 2019-06-10

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.

Week of 2019-05-20

Policies

New Policies

ServiceNow Integration

Release Details

Changes in Behavior

  • Revised Inbound Executions to exclude Cost Value and Cost Unit fields
  • Rebranded the application as Flexera Cloud Management
  • Adjusted redirect URL on Documentation link

Version: 1.2.0

Week of 2019-05-04

Policies

New Policies

  • AWS Unused ECS Clusters checks all ECS clusters to determine if any are unused (no registered instances, no running tasks, no pending tasks, no active services) and offers the option to delete the cluster after manual approval.
  • AWS Internet-facing Load Balancers checks all AWS load balancers (both Classic Load Balancers(ELBs) and Application Load Balancers(ALBs)) and reports on any that are Internet-facing. When such a load balancer is detected, the user can choose to delete it after approval.
  • AWS Unencrypted Volumes checks all Elastic Block Store (EBS) volumes in a given account and reports on any that are not encrypted.
  • Low Account Usage reports on accounts with low usage, which may indicate abandoned accounts that could be cancelled or consolidated into larger accounts for ease of management.
  • Low Service Usage reports on services with low usage, which may indicate abandoned services that can be terminated or potentially consolidated into a larger account/region for ease of management.
  • Google Unused IP Address checks Google for Unutilized IP Addresses.

Changes to Existing Policies

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Week of 2019-04-22

Policies

Changes to Existing Policies

Learn about updating policies

Week of 2019-04-15

Policies

New Policies

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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