New Policies

  • Underutilized Azure Reserved Instances reports on Azure Reserved Instances that are not being utilized to help identify and remediate waste.
  • Budget Alerts allows you to set a budget amount on a per-billing center or organization level and get an alert when your actual or forecasted spend is above the specified budget amount.
  • Azure Hybrid Use Benefit identifies all VMs not leveraging Azure Hybrid Use Benefit (AHUB) and allows for AHUB to be enabled after approval.

Changes to Existing Policies

  • Untagged Resources - fixed issue with creating tag for invalid_tag
  • Downsize Instances - Added cpu and memory datapoint check for instances that are operational, but not sending monitoring data back to the platform