You can view the total cost and operational statistics of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) services and Elastic Block Store (EBS) in vRealize Business for Cloud.


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


  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 EC2/EBS to see the details of EC2 and EBS services.




    Displays information such as the total cost of EC2 for the current month, the total number of EC2 instances, and the total number of EBS volumes.

    Cost Summary

    Displays the trend of total monthly expense for all EC2 instances configured in vRealize Business for Cloud and the expense distribution across EC2 instance types, for example, t2.micro, m3.medium, c3.large, m3.xlarge.

    EC2 Summary

    Displays the top five EC2 instance types based on its count of instances being used and also instances with least CPU utilization .

    EBS Summary

    Displays the disk input and output operations per minute for the past 30 days graphically and top five EBS volumes having the maximum size.

    Network Operations

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