Default Policy Settings

The default policy contains predefined parameter settings that impact the output of your reports.

Default policies in Optimize specifically define the optimization constraints for Idle Resources and Right Sizing. These policies cannot be deleted.

Default policies are configured with the following predefined settings.

Default Right Sizing Scope and Schedule

  • Scope of Analysis

  • Schedule

    • Weekly, on Sundays at 4:00 AM

Default Basic Right Sizing Constraints

Recommendation Aggressiveness

  • Propose only savings greater than 5%


  • Resize based on historical utilization

    Target CPU Utilization=: 95%

  • Data Aggregation Method: Maximum


  • Resize based on historical utilization

    Default memory utilization when diagnostic monitoring not enabled: 60%

    Target Memory Utilization: 95%

  • Data Aggregation Method: Maximum

Default Instance Type Constraints

  • No constraints, select from all available instance types

    No instance types are selected to include or exclude by default

Default Other Resource Constraints

Disk I/O

  • No constrainst

    Peak IOPS cannot decrease

    Minimum peak IOPS: 0

    Azure-specific: Require Premium SSD Support

AWS Network

  • No constraints

    Network performance cannot decrease

    Minimum peak network performance (Gbps): 0

AWS Tenancy

  • No constraints

AWS Term Type

  • No Constraints

    Reservation Offering Class: Any

    Reservation Contract Length: Any

    Reservation Purchase Option: Any

    MS SQL Server: Any

AWS Graviton CPU

  • No Constraints