# Automation Rules
Fairwinds provides a powerful, flexible solution for fine-grained customization of Admission Controller actions with the Automation Rules (opens new window) feature.
# Passive Mode
For example, first time users of Admission Controller may want to monitor all activities, but not yet deny any deployments.
To do this, you can create Automation Rule (opens new window) with the following settings:
- Context: Admission Controller
- Report: All
- Cluster: All
ActionItem.Severity = 0.1;
NOTE: Any severity value >.66 is automatically considered a
dangerseverity. Anything <=.66 is considered a
When this is enabled, the Admission Controller will automatically consider all checks to be
warning, and therefore allow all deployments to pass into the cluster.