Cost Optimizer 5.2.2 Release Notes

Release Date

First Published: April 15, 2020

Installation and Upgrade

  • CloudCenter Suite:

    • Cost Optimizer cannot be installed separately and must be installed as a part of the CloudCenter Suite UI. See Suite Admin release notes for additional details.

      If you upgrade Cost Optimizer, you must also upgrade Workload Manager, and vice versa, as both modules use the same shared APIs.

  • Cost Optimizer:

    • The Optimizer Admin can upgrade Cost Optimizer at the suite level to the latest version of the software. See Update Module for additional context. 

    • When upgrading to Cost Optimizer 5.2.0, it is recommended that you upgrade from Cost Optimizer 5.14 or Cost Optimizer 5.2.x. if you are in a version older than Cost Optimizer 5.1.4, you must first upgrade to Cost Optimizer 5.1.4 before upgrading to Cost Optimizer 5.2.x (as identified in the Update Module section)

  • Cloud Remote:

    • When updating to Cost Optimizer 5.2.0, you must also update all instances of Cloud Remote to Cloud Remote 5.2.0.

    • See Cloud Remote (Conditional) for additional details.


No updates

Cost Optimizer UI


No updates


As a part of cost optimizing recommendation, Cost Optimizer works seamlessly for resizing, suspending, stopping, and terminating an instance and unused volumes by working with Workload Manager in the backend. There is no need to navigate to Workload Manager for the above actions.

Known Issues

No updates

Resolved Issues

The following issue was resolved/addressed in Cost Optimizer 5.2.1:

  • CSCvt78111: The ability to edit instance types via the UI was not available for Kubernetes clouds. An API had to be used, instead.
    Resolution: Cost Optimizer 5.2.2 includes a fix that allows editing the instances types through the UI. 

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