Cloud Metering Chargeback

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Cloud Metering Chargeback

This report is valid for Symantec OpsCenter Analytics (a licensed version of OpsCenter). To run this report, you need a cost formula based on a cost variable that uses the Storage Server variable metric. To do this, first create a cost variable based on a variable metric named Storage Size and then create a cost formula based on this cost variable. Only the cost formulae that are based on the Storage Server variable metric appear in the Cost Formula drop-down list.

The Cloud Metering Chargeback report calculates how much you need to pay to the Cloud provider on a specific date. The forecast and trendlines help you understand how much you are going to spend on a particular Cloud provider in the future.

The Ranking view shows the amount you pay to each Cloud-provider. From the Ranking view, you can compare the price that you pay to each Cloud provider.

Figure: Cloud Metering Chargeback report shows a sample view of the Cloud Metering Chargeback report.

Figure: Cloud Metering Chargeback report

Cloud Metering Chargeback report

The following are details associated with the Cloud Metering Chargeback report:

Report Name

Cloud Metering Chargeback

Report Category

Cloud Reports

Where to Locate

Report > Report Templates > Cloud Reports > Cloud Metering Chargeback

Report Purpose

Metering Chargeback

Supported products

Symantec NetBackup


Symantec NetBackup Appliance is not supported.

Applicable View

Master Server

Report Display

Historical, Ranking

Drill down report


Can be scheduled


Supported formats


You can edit the report and configure the timeframe or run the report for specific views or media servers.

The following table shows the filters for the Cloud Metering Chargeback report and how you can use these filters to view specific data in the report.






Select a view to show data for the selected view in the report. By default All My Views is selected.

Media Server

Media Server

Select one or more media servers to view data for the specific media servers in the report. All media servers that are attached to the master servers in the OpsCenter console are shown in the Value drop-down list.

Example of filter usage: You may run the Cloud Metering Chargeback report for specific media servers to view details only for the specific media servers.

Legacy ID


Article URL

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