Schedule a Resource Optimization report

Resource optimization reports help you to better manage or utilize resources.

Before you begin

Role required: cloud_admin

About this task

Running multiple scheduled jobs at one time can cause significant performance degradation. When possible, schedule cloud discovery, billing data download, and resource optimization jobs to run a few hours apart instead of overlapping.

To view scheduled jobs, navigate to System Definition > Scheduled Jobs.

Procedure

  1. To enable for your provider; Amazon AWS Cloud, Microsoft Azure Cloud or VMware Cloud, navigate to Cloud Management > Administration > Properties and select Enable Resource Optimization Report scheduled job.
    Resource optimization reporting is enabled at the Cloud level, including all three providers.
  2. Click the Report Schedule related link and then fill in the form.
    Table 1. Report Schedule form
    Field Description
    Name Name of the scheduled report.
    Active If selected, the scheduled report is active.
    Run Frequency of the scheduled report.
    Conditional If selected, conditions must be met before the report is run.
    Condition Appears if Conditional is selected. Specify the conditions that must be met.
    Run this script Script used to set conditions for the report to run.
  3. Click Update.
  4. By default, the report scheduler, which runs every Monday, is disabled. To enable for your provider; Amazon AWS Cloud, Microsoft Azure Cloud or VMware Cloud, navigate to Cloud Management > Administration > Properties and select Enable Resource Optimization Report scheduled job.
    By default, the scheduled job stops after 24 hours (86400 seconds). To change the setting, specify the number of seconds in the The maximum time (in seconds) a resource optimization analysis is allowed to run, before termination property.