You can generate a report to monitor product consumption.

About this task

Some reports cover only one month, for others you can specify a range of months.

Caution:

If a report request is made with an API that is more than one month for a report that does not allow a range of months, the request will fail with an error message.

Procedure

  1. Click Reports in the top right menu bar of the Web application.
  2. In the Report Type drop-down menu, select a report.
  3. Select the report criteria.

    You can select a customer, country, or postal code by typing part of the item and then locating it in the list that appears. vCloud Usage Meter populates a list that matches the characters you typed.

  4. (Optional) : Select License Sets to report by license set.

    Select a license set by typing part of the name and locating it in the list that appears. vCloud Usage Meter populates a list that matches the characters you typed.

  5. Select the report's beginning and ending month and year.
  6. Select how to view the report:
    • Browse - view report in web browser. There is a 6000 limit on the total rows.

      • To change total rows, log in to virtual machine console.

      • Pause Tomcat service, enter service tomcat stop

      • Go to: /opt/vmware/vfabric-tc-server-standard/um/webapps/um/WEB-INF/classes/props/default.props

      • Change browserReportLimit=<number of rows>

      • To start Tomcat service, enter service tomcat start

    • Export (tab separated) - save report to a file.

    • Zip - select checkbox to save as a zip file.

Results

vCloud Usage Meter generates the report. vCloud Usage Meter retains the report in your browser's cache until another report is generated or you log out from the virtual appliance.