AWS Cost Explorer Service
Cost Management APIs

DescribeBudget

Describes a budget.

Request Syntax

{ "AccountId": "string", "BudgetName": "string" }

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.

AccountId

The accountId that is associated with the budget that you want a description of.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Fixed length of 12.

Required: Yes

BudgetName

The name of the budget that you want a description of.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 100.

Pattern: [^:\\]+

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{ "Budget": { "BudgetLimit": { "Amount": "string", "Unit": "string" }, "BudgetName": "string", "BudgetType": "string", "CalculatedSpend": { "ActualSpend": { "Amount": "string", "Unit": "string" }, "ForecastedSpend": { "Amount": "string", "Unit": "string" } }, "CostFilters": { "string" : [ "string" ] }, "CostTypes": { "IncludeCredit": boolean, "IncludeDiscount": boolean, "IncludeOtherSubscription": boolean, "IncludeRecurring": boolean, "IncludeRefund": boolean, "IncludeSubscription": boolean, "IncludeSupport": boolean, "IncludeTax": boolean, "IncludeUpfront": boolean, "UseAmortized": boolean, "UseBlended": boolean }, "TimePeriod": { "End": number, "Start": number }, "TimeUnit": "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.

Budget

The description of the budget.

Type: Budget object

Errors

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

InternalErrorException

An error on the server occurred during the processing of your request. Try again later.

HTTP Status Code: 400

InvalidParameterException

An error on the client occurred. Typically, the cause is an invalid input value.

HTTP Status Code: 400

NotFoundException

We can’t locate the resource that you specified.

HTTP Status Code: 400

Example

The following is a sample request and response of the DescribeBudget operation:

Sample Request

POST / HTTP/1.1 Host: awsbudgets.<region>.<domain> x-amz-Date: <Date> Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=<Credential>, SignedHeaders=contenttype;date;host;user-agent;x-amz-date;x-amz-target;x-amzn-requestid,Signature=<Signature> User-Agent: <UserAgentString> Content-Type: application/x-amz-json-1.1 Content-Length: <PayloadSizeBytes> Connection: Keep-Alive X-Amz-Target: AWSBudgetServiceGateway.DescribeBudget { "AccountId": "111122223333", "BudgetName": "Example Budget" }

Sample Response

{ "Budget": { "BudgetLimit": { "Amount": "100", "Unit": "USD" }, "BudgetName": "Example Budget", "BudgetType": "COST", "CalculatedSpend": { "ActualSpend": { "Amount": "50", "Unit": "USD" }, "ForecastedSpend": { "Amount": "100", "Unit": "USD" } }, "CostFilters": { "AZ" : [ "us-east-1" ] }, "CostTypes": { "IncludeCredit": true, "IncludeDiscount": true, "IncludeOtherSubscription": true, "IncludeRecurring": true, "IncludeRefund": true, "IncludeSubscription": true, "IncludeSupport": true, "IncludeTax": true, "IncludeUpfront": true, "UseBlended": false }, "TimePeriod": { "Start": 1477353600, "End": 1477958399 }, "TimeUnit": "MONTHLY" } }

See Also

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