Exercise 1.11 - Explore Chargeback

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What Is Chargeback?

In Red Hat CloudForms, the chargeback feature of CloudForms Management Engine (CFME) allows you to calculate monetary virtual machine charges based on owner or company tag.

Explore Chargeback

Select Cloud IntelChargeback.


Chargeback

Explore Reports

Select the Reports accordion.


Chargeback Reports

Select Saved Chargeback ReportsChargeback (Admin)


Chargeback (Admin)

Select any of the reports shown and note how each instance is charged by resources consumed.

Explore Rates

Select the Rates accordion.


Chargeback Rates

Select RatesComputeDefault.


Chargeback Compute Default

Observe how rates are assigned to each resource.

Click (Configuration) and select (Copy this Chargeback Rate).


Chargeback Compute Copy

Edit this chargeback rate, note the possible settings, and then click Cancel to discard your changes.

Repeat steps for RatesStorageDefault.

Explore Assignments

Select the Assignments accordion.


Chargeback Assignments

Select AssignmentsCompute.


Chargeback Assignments Compute

Observe that the computed rate assignments are configured for the entire enterprise using the default rates from the previous accordion.

Select AssignmentsStorage.


Chargeback Assignments Storage

Observe that the computed rate assignments are configured for the entire enterprise using the default rates from the previous accordion.

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