You can see a list of virtual machines in vRealize Business for Cloud that are part of from both private and public cloud environments and details of virtual machines such as the virtual machine charges and the business units associated with virtual machines. You can also see the CPU, RAM, and storage capacity of virtual machines and monthly powered-on uptime in hours for the vCenter Server virtual machines.


Define and categorize vCenter Server, vCloud Director, or vRealize Automation hierarchy by which you want to view the information. For information about how to categorize the hierarchy, see Edit the Business Hierarchy.


  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 Consumption > Showback > Reports.
  4. Click Virtual Machines.
    By default, you see the values for the current month. If you want to see the data for the other months, you must clear the filter.
    vRealize Business for Cloud displays the names of virtual machine and its total charge for the current month, including the business unit and business service associated with the virtual machines, count of virtual CPUs, configured RAM, and storage. You can view the charge information related to CPU, RAM, storage, and additional price (derived from additional services). Using the Deleted column, you can identify whether a virtual machine exists or it is deleted. You can also see the duration for which the vCenter Server virtual machines were up and running for a specific month by using the Monthly Uptime column.