You can edit the monthly cost of maintaining your cloud environment. Maintenance cost is categorized into hardware maintenance cost and operating system maintenance cost. Hardware maintenance cost is calculated as a percentage of the purchase cost of servers. Operating system maintenance cost is calculated as a percentage of the Windows licensing costs. You can snow specify a total fixed cost for maintenance in vRealize Operations Cloud. The total maintenance cost is divided across all the hosts present in the data center.

Procedure

  1. Click Administration and in the left pane click Configuration > Cost Settings.
  2. In the Cost Drivers tab, click Maintenance.
  3. Select the required edit mode for changing the monthly maintenance cost.
    • Edit for All Data centers - mode enables you to customize a single cost driver value for all the data centers. Any customizations done for the Specific data center mode are lost.
    • Edit for specific Data Center - mode enables you to customize different cost driver values for different data centers. Any customizations done for All data centers mode are lost.
      Note: When you select Edit for specific data center as the edit mode, then the select data center option is enabled. Select the data center from the drop-down menu
  4. To customize the maintenance cost for a specific server, click Edit For Individual Servers.
  5. Click +Add Cost Per Server.
  6. From the Select Server’s for customization drop-down select the required server and click Ok.
  7. Specify the Server Hardware Percentage and OS Percentage and click Save.
    View the change in maintenance cost after you have run the cost calculation cycle.