Configuring your system to report chargeback data

Chargeback reports provide storage capacity chargeback and accountability information by hosts, application, and business entities, and include both current and historical data.

This guide describes how to configure Insight to generate a chargeback report providing accountability for service level costs and storage usage cost. The intent of the guide is to provide the steps required to create a simple chargeback report, and familiarize Insight users with the options available when configuring chargeback in their unique environment.

For each application, the example report identifies the resources provisioned and the cost of the resources. The output for the report is created by defining the following data in Insight

The following sections describe the steps required to configure this data so that it can be accessed by Insight Reporting.