The Showback Statement provides information about the business units and services, the projected monthly charge and budget values for your environment.

About this task

The showback statement is available for use to the administrators and also to the tenant controllers.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the vRealize Automation interface at https://vRealize_Automation_host_name/vcac/org/tenant_URL as a tenant administrator or a tenant controller.
  2. Click Business Management.
  3. Under Consumption, click Showback.
  4. Click Showback Statement.

    The showback statement includes several information.

    Note:

    If you have data for more than six months, the trend considers the values of last twelve months, otherwise the trend displays last six months data or from the month the data is available.

    Widget

    Description

    Business Units

    displays all business units having the charge values. You can click on each business unit to see the charge values related to that business unit.

    Monthly Budget

    Displays the total monthly budget for the month along with charge projection.

    Month to date Charge

    Displays the total charge value for the month.

    Projected Monthly Charge

    Displays the monthly charge values.

    Charge Projection

    Displays charge to date and the charge trend for the current month. Also displays the budget value trend for comparison.

    Charge and Budget

    Displays the comparison of charge and budget for the last twelve months and values for the current month.

    Top business services

    Displays the top three business units and top three business services in terms of charge and remaining services are grouped under Other Business Services.

    Over / Under Budget

    Displays the top three business units that are compared with the budget values.

    Private Cloud Reclamation

    Displays the charge on oversized, powered off and idle virtual machines. This information is based on vRealize Operations Manager and vRealize Automation integration, which helps to identify the amount of resources that can be reclaimed and provisioned to other objects in your environment or amount of potential savings that can be done in each month.

    You can click on each value to see information about which virtual machines are related to the specific charge and know the recommendations to make the best use of the resources.