Cloud Management dashboards and reports

Dashboards enable cloud admins and cloud users to view reports like cloud billing data and cloud tag usage.

View billing data

Administrators can get a detailed summary of all cloud usage, including cost trends and cost aggregates.

Before you begin

Role required: sn_cmp.cloud_admin

Procedure

  1. Navigate to Cloud Management > Billing & Usage > Billing Dashboard.
    The Billing Dashboard shows the Cloud Cost tab by default. This tab displays these two graphs:
    • Cost Trend: A line graph showing daily costs over time for the selected Usage Date.
    • Cost Aggregate: Total costs for each tag value for the selected Group by tag.
    Figure 1. The Billing Dashboard
    The Billing Dashboard
  2. Do any of the following to obtain the tag data you want on the report:
    GoalDo this
    Update the billing period Select a new option from the Usage Data choice list.
    See data grouped by another tag Select a value in the Group by choice list under either chart.
    Filter by tag values Select a tag value from the tags listed on the right.
    Save an image of a chart Point to either donut chart until the options icon (options icon) appears, and then select Save as PNG or Save as JPEG.
  3. To view the areas with the highest level of spending, click the Top Spends tab.
    Bar charts showing the total cost for each tag display by default. You can further filter the data by Service Category, Provider, and Datacenter.
  4. Click any part of the charts to see cost records for the selected criteria.
    The list view of the cost records appear. You can view information such as usage quantity and specific cost per usage date.
    Figure 2. Example cost records
    Example cost records

View tagged resources

The Tag Dashboard shows all tagged resources. Use the Tag Dashboard to see specific tag values for a group of resources, such as stacks or virtual machines.

Before you begin

Role required: sn_cmp.cloud_admin

Procedure

  1. Navigate to Cloud Management > Billing & Usage > Tag Dashboard.

    The Tag Dashboard appears, showing you all tagged resources on the left, and how those resources are broken down by a specific tag.

    Figure 3. The Tag dashboard
    The Tag dashboard
  2. Do any of the following to obtain the tag data you want on the report:
    GoalDo this
    See tag values for a specific resource group Click a section of the Tagged Resources donut chart.
    See data grouped by another tag Select a value in the Group by choice list under the Assigned Tag Values donut chart.
    See updated data Point to the top of either donut chart until the refresh icon (refresh icon) appears, and then click the icon.
    Save an image of a chart Point to either donut chart until the options icon (options icon) appears, and then select Save as PNG or Save as JPEG.
  3. If you want to view a specific tag history record, click any section in the Assigned Tag Values donut chart.
    A list of tag histories appears that matches the CI class for the selected tag value.
    Figure 4. A tag history record
    A tag history record
    Field Description
    Created The date the tag history was created.
    Current If selected, indicates if the current record is the must current.
    CMDB CI The actual CI in the CMDB. Click the record icon to see the CI form.
    User group The group tag associated with this CI.
    User The user tag associated with this CI.
    Application The application tag associated with this CI.
    Stack The stack tag associated with this CI.
    Business service The business service tag associated with this CI.
    ServiceNow instance The instance tag associated with this CI.
    Cost center The cost center tag associated with this CI.
    Time provisioned The date the machine was provisioned.
    Project The project tag associated with this CI.
    Custom values Any custom values tagged to the CI.