Summary Report in CloudCheckr CMx

The Summary report, one of the new Cost reports in CloudCheckr CMx, shows your cost trends in a graphical format.

To access the Summary report, you can click in the Left Navigation pane or in the Dashboard pane.

The Summary report is a faster and more dynamic version of our Advanced Grouping report—allowing you to see a specific data point at-a-glance, modify filters, and run a report in a fraction of the time.

A table below the graph lists each of your selected filters and their corresponding cost. In this example, the filters include Cloud Provider Account ID and Service.

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Using the callouts as a guide, review this table to learn more about the Summary report tools:

Feature Description

1

Click FILTERS to open the Edit Filter sub-drawer and configure the filter settings.
When you configure these filters, it reduces the amount of initial data coming into the billing engine, which allows CloudCheckr CMx to process the data faster.

The filters you configure in the Summary report persist in Pivot Explorer , so that you don’t have to re-select your options when you switch between the two reports.

2

The Filter Summary header displays the current configuration of your filters.


Procedure

Click a button to learn more about the actions you can perform in the Summary Report:

  1. Click FILTERS in the top left corner of the Summary report.

    The Edit Filter sub-drawer opens.

  2. In the Month field, select a month from the drop-down list.
  3. In the Account ID text field, type an Account ID.
  4. In the Service Category field, select one or more service categories from the drop-down list.
    A Service category is a container for related services in CloudCheckr CMx that you can select as a filter option in your cost reports.
    What service category you select does not influence the list of available services in the current UI. So, if you select Compute as your service category, the Services drop-down menu will contain all the services available in CloudCheckr CMx—rather than a subset of Compute-only services.
  5. In the Service field, select one or more services from the drop-down list.
  6. In the Cost Type field, select a cost type from the drop-down list.
  7. In the Group By field, select a filter(s) from the drop-down list.
  8. Click APPLY.

    The application reprocesses the report according to your new filters. In this example, we chose to create a report for March 2020 that shows the cost for all services in the Compute service category grouped by service:

    To get the most recent cost data for the selected date in a tooltip, hover over any of the bars in the graph.

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