You can view the details of virtual machines that are hosted on AWS account including service, account cost, price and availability information.

Prerequisites

Verify that you have added a AWS account in vRealize Business for Cloud. See vRealize Business for Cloud Installation and Administration Guide.

Procedure

  1. Log in to vRealize Business for Cloud as an administrator.
    • https://vRealize_Automation_host_name/vcac/org/tenant_URL (for the vRealize Automation integrated setup)

    • https://vRealize_Business_for_Cloud_host_name/itfm-cloud(for the vRealize Business for Cloud standalone setup)

  2. Click Business Management.
  3. Expand Expenses, select Public Cloud (AWS).
  4. Click Instances.

    You see all the details of virtual machines that are configured to the AWS accounts. The information includes account ID and name, instance type, the state of the virtual machine, availability zone of the virtual machine, tags, last seen as information, the pricing policy name and total price, the direct and other cost incurred on the virtual machine and also the existence of the virtual machine.

  5. Click the instance name to see the details of that instance.

    Section

    Description

    Header

    Displays the instance name, total cost for the current month, state of the instance, and availability zone.

    Widgets

    Display the operational details for the instance, such as:

    • Total cost trend for the past six months.

    • CPU utilization trend in percentage for the past 30 days, graphically.

    • The disk input and output operations per minute for the past 30 days, graphically.

    • The incoming and outgoing data on a network in bytes for past the 30 days, graphically.