StartSavingsPlansPurchaseRecommendationGeneration - AWS Billing and Cost Management


Requests a Savings Plans recommendation generation. This enables you to calculate a fresh set of Savings Plans recommendations that takes your latest usage data and current Savings Plans inventory into account. You can refresh Savings Plans recommendations up to three times daily for a consolidated billing family.


StartSavingsPlansPurchaseRecommendationGeneration has no request syntax because no input parameters are needed to support this operation.

Response Syntax

{ "EstimatedCompletionTime": "string", "GenerationStartedTime": "string", "RecommendationId": "string" }

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response.

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.


The estimated time for when the recommendation generation will complete.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 20. Maximum length of 25.

Pattern: ^\d{4}-\d\d-\d\dT\d\d:\d\d:\d\d(([+-]\d\d:\d\d)|Z)$


The start time of the recommendation generation.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 20. Maximum length of 25.

Pattern: ^\d{4}-\d\d-\d\dT\d\d:\d\d:\d\d(([+-]\d\d:\d\d)|Z)$


The ID for this specific recommendation.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Fixed length of 36.

Pattern: ^[\S\s]{8}-[\S\s]{4}-[\S\s]{4}-[\S\s]{4}-[\S\s]{12}$


For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.


The requested data is unavailable.

HTTP Status Code: 400


A request to generate a recommendation is already in progress.

HTTP Status Code: 400


You made too many calls in a short period of time. Try again later.

HTTP Status Code: 400


You've reached the limit on the number of resources you can create, or exceeded the size of an individual resource.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: