You can download a virtual machine history report for each registered vCloud Usage Meter instance. The virtual machine history report provides detailed information about each vCenter Server and associated virtual machine consumption for a selected period.

The virtual machine history report is anonymized to hide sensitive data like virtual machine name, hostname, and user name. To learn how to deanonymize the data, see the De-Anonymization of Reports topic within the vCloud Usage Meter documentation.

Prerequisites

  • At least one vCloud Usage Meter instance is registered with Commerce Portal.

Procedure

  1. Click Reports on the top left menu.
  2. From the change um drop-down menu, select the vCloud Usage Meter instance for which you want to view a report.
  3. From the top pane, select the month and year of the report.
  4. To download the report, click Download VM History Report.
    Table 1. Virtual Machine History Report Details
    Report Column Description
    Name Virtual machine DNS name.
    Guest Hostname Guest Hostname of the Virtual Machine.
    VC vCenter Server ID.
    UMA Uniform Memory Access ID
    VCHostName vCenter Server Instance Hostname.
    Moref Virtual machine managed object reference ID.
    Instance UUID Unique identifier for virtual machine to assist with identification and audit.
    From Consumption data collected From time. Day , hour, minute, and milliseconds of the reporting month.
    To Consumption data collected End time. Day , hour, minute, and milliseconds of the reporting month.
    Interval Metering duration.
    Power Power state of the VM.
    RAM (MB) Configured virtual RAM for the virtual machine.
    Res. (MB) Reserved RAM assigned to the virtual machine.
    Billing (MB) Billing virtual RAM for the virtual machine calculated from the amount of reserved RAM assigned to the virtual machine.
    BillableMB-Hours Billable Memory (MB per Hour). Used in billing calculations.
    ESXi Host Name Host identifier, which can be an IP address or FQDN, depending on how the host was configured with vCenter Server.
    vSphere License vSphere license associated with a vSphere host.