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[ aws . budgets ]

create-budget

Description

Creates a budget and, if included, notifications and subscribers.

Warning

Only one of BudgetLimit or PlannedBudgetLimits can be present in the syntax at one time. Use the syntax that matches your case. The Request Syntax section shows the BudgetLimit syntax. For PlannedBudgetLimits , see the Examples section.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Synopsis

  create-budget
--account-id <value>
--budget <value>
[--notifications-with-subscribers <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--account-id (string)

The accountId that is associated with the budget.

--budget (structure)

The budget object that you want to create.

BudgetName -> (string)

The name of a budget. The name must be unique within an account. The : and \ characters aren't allowed in BudgetName .

BudgetLimit -> (structure)

The total amount of cost, usage, RI utilization, RI coverage, Savings Plans utilization, or Savings Plans coverage that you want to track with your budget.

BudgetLimit is required for cost or usage budgets, but optional for RI or Savings Plans utilization or coverage budgets. RI and Savings Plans utilization or coverage budgets default to 100 . This is the only valid value for RI or Savings Plans utilization or coverage budgets. You can't use BudgetLimit with PlannedBudgetLimits for CreateBudget and UpdateBudget actions.

Amount -> (string)

The cost or usage amount that's associated with a budget forecast, actual spend, or budget threshold.

Unit -> (string)

The unit of measurement that's used for the budget forecast, actual spend, or budget threshold, such as USD or GBP.

PlannedBudgetLimits -> (map)

A map containing multiple BudgetLimit , including current or future limits.

PlannedBudgetLimits is available for cost or usage budget and supports both monthly and quarterly TimeUnit .

For monthly budgets, provide 12 months of PlannedBudgetLimits values. This must start from the current month and include the next 11 months. The key is the start of the month, UTC in epoch seconds.

For quarterly budgets, provide four quarters of PlannedBudgetLimits value entries in standard calendar quarter increments. This must start from the current quarter and include the next three quarters. The key is the start of the quarter, UTC in epoch seconds.

If the planned budget expires before 12 months for monthly or four quarters for quarterly, provide the PlannedBudgetLimits values only for the remaining periods.

If the budget begins at a date in the future, provide PlannedBudgetLimits values from the start date of the budget.

After all of the BudgetLimit values in PlannedBudgetLimits are used, the budget continues to use the last limit as the BudgetLimit . At that point, the planned budget provides the same experience as a fixed budget.

DescribeBudget and DescribeBudgets response along with PlannedBudgetLimits also contain BudgetLimit representing the current month or quarter limit present in PlannedBudgetLimits . This only applies to budgets that are created with PlannedBudgetLimits . Budgets that are created without PlannedBudgetLimits only contain BudgetLimit . They don't contain PlannedBudgetLimits .

key -> (string)

A generic string.

value -> (structure)

The amount of cost or usage that's measured for a budget.

For example, a Spend for 3 GB of S3 usage has the following parameters:

  • An Amount of 3
  • A unit of GB

Amount -> (string)

The cost or usage amount that's associated with a budget forecast, actual spend, or budget threshold.

Unit -> (string)

The unit of measurement that's used for the budget forecast, actual spend, or budget threshold, such as USD or GBP.

CostFilters -> (map)

The cost filters, such as Region , Service , member account , Tag , or Cost Category , that are applied to a budget.

Amazon Web Services Budgets supports the following services as a Service filter for RI budgets:

  • Amazon EC2
  • Amazon Redshift
  • Amazon Relational Database Service
  • Amazon ElastiCache
  • Amazon OpenSearch Service

key -> (string)

A generic string.

value -> (list)

(string)

CostTypes -> (structure)

The types of costs that are included in this COST budget.

USAGE , RI_UTILIZATION , RI_COVERAGE , SAVINGS_PLANS_UTILIZATION , and SAVINGS_PLANS_COVERAGE budgets do not have CostTypes .

IncludeTax -> (boolean)

Specifies whether a budget includes taxes.

The default value is true .

IncludeSubscription -> (boolean)

Specifies whether a budget includes subscriptions.

The default value is true .

UseBlended -> (boolean)

Specifies whether a budget uses a blended rate.

The default value is false .

IncludeRefund -> (boolean)

Specifies whether a budget includes refunds.

The default value is true .

IncludeCredit -> (boolean)

Specifies whether a budget includes credits.

The default value is true .

IncludeUpfront -> (boolean)

Specifies whether a budget includes upfront RI costs.

The default value is true .

IncludeRecurring -> (boolean)

Specifies whether a budget includes recurring fees such as monthly RI fees.

The default value is true .

IncludeOtherSubscription -> (boolean)

Specifies whether a budget includes non-RI subscription costs.

The default value is true .

IncludeSupport -> (boolean)

Specifies whether a budget includes support subscription fees.

The default value is true .

IncludeDiscount -> (boolean)

Specifies whether a budget includes discounts.

The default value is true .

UseAmortized -> (boolean)

Specifies whether a budget uses the amortized rate.

The default value is false .

TimeUnit -> (string)

The length of time until a budget resets the actual and forecasted spend.

TimePeriod -> (structure)

The period of time that's covered by a budget. You setthe start date and end date. The start date must come before the end date. The end date must come before 06/15/87 00:00 UTC .

If you create your budget and don't specify a start date, Amazon Web Services defaults to the start of your chosen time period (DAILY, MONTHLY, QUARTERLY, or ANNUALLY). For example, if you created your budget on January 24, 2018, chose DAILY , and didn't set a start date, Amazon Web Services set your start date to 01/24/18 00:00 UTC . If you chose MONTHLY , Amazon Web Services set your start date to 01/01/18 00:00 UTC . If you didn't specify an end date, Amazon Web Services set your end date to 06/15/87 00:00 UTC . The defaults are the same for the Billing and Cost Management console and the API.

You can change either date with the UpdateBudget operation.

After the end date, Amazon Web Services deletes the budget and all the associated notifications and subscribers.

Start -> (timestamp)

The start date for a budget. If you created your budget and didn't specify a start date, Amazon Web Services defaults to the start of your chosen time period (DAILY, MONTHLY, QUARTERLY, or ANNUALLY). For example, if you created your budget on January 24, 2018, chose DAILY , and didn't set a start date, Amazon Web Services set your start date to 01/24/18 00:00 UTC . If you chose MONTHLY , Amazon Web Services set your start date to 01/01/18 00:00 UTC . The defaults are the same for the Billing and Cost Management console and the API.

You can change your start date with the UpdateBudget operation.

End -> (timestamp)

The end date for a budget. If you didn't specify an end date, Amazon Web Services set your end date to 06/15/87 00:00 UTC . The defaults are the same for the Billing and Cost Management console and the API.

After the end date, Amazon Web Services deletes the budget and all the associated notifications and subscribers. You can change your end date with the UpdateBudget operation.

CalculatedSpend -> (structure)

The actual and forecasted cost or usage that the budget tracks.

ActualSpend -> (structure)

The amount of cost, usage, RI units, or Savings Plans units that you used.

Amount -> (string)

The cost or usage amount that's associated with a budget forecast, actual spend, or budget threshold.

Unit -> (string)

The unit of measurement that's used for the budget forecast, actual spend, or budget threshold, such as USD or GBP.

ForecastedSpend -> (structure)

The amount of cost, usage, RI units, or Savings Plans units that you're forecasted to use.

Amount -> (string)

The cost or usage amount that's associated with a budget forecast, actual spend, or budget threshold.

Unit -> (string)

The unit of measurement that's used for the budget forecast, actual spend, or budget threshold, such as USD or GBP.

BudgetType -> (string)

Specifies whether this budget tracks costs, usage, RI utilization, RI coverage, Savings Plans utilization, or Savings Plans coverage.

LastUpdatedTime -> (timestamp)

The last time that you updated this budget.

AutoAdjustData -> (structure)

The parameters that determine the budget amount for an auto-adjusting budget.

AutoAdjustType -> (string)

The string that defines whether your budget auto-adjusts based on historical or forecasted data.

HistoricalOptions -> (structure)

The parameters that define or describe the historical data that your auto-adjusting budget is based on.

BudgetAdjustmentPeriod -> (integer)

The number of budget periods included in the moving-average calculation that determines your auto-adjusted budget amount. The maximum value depends on the TimeUnit granularity of the budget:

  • For the DAILY granularity, the maximum value is 60 .
  • For the MONTHLY granularity, the maximum value is 12 .
  • For the QUARTERLY granularity, the maximum value is 4 .
  • For the ANNUALLY granularity, the maximum value is 1 .

LookBackAvailablePeriods -> (integer)

The integer that describes how many budget periods in your BudgetAdjustmentPeriod are included in the calculation of your current BudgetLimit . If the first budget period in your BudgetAdjustmentPeriod has no cost data, then that budget period isn’t included in the average that determines your budget limit.

For example, if you set BudgetAdjustmentPeriod as 4 quarters, but your account had no cost data in the first quarter, then only the last three quarters are included in the calculation. In this scenario, LookBackAvailablePeriods returns 3 .

You can’t set your own LookBackAvailablePeriods . The value is automatically calculated from the BudgetAdjustmentPeriod and your historical cost data.

LastAutoAdjustTime -> (timestamp)

The last time that your budget was auto-adjusted.

Shorthand Syntax:

BudgetName=string,BudgetLimit={Amount=string,Unit=string},PlannedBudgetLimits={KeyName1={Amount=string,Unit=string},KeyName2={Amount=string,Unit=string}},CostFilters={KeyName1=string,string,KeyName2=string,string},CostTypes={IncludeTax=boolean,IncludeSubscription=boolean,UseBlended=boolean,IncludeRefund=boolean,IncludeCredit=boolean,IncludeUpfront=boolean,IncludeRecurring=boolean,IncludeOtherSubscription=boolean,IncludeSupport=boolean,IncludeDiscount=boolean,UseAmortized=boolean},TimeUnit=string,TimePeriod={Start=timestamp,End=timestamp},CalculatedSpend={ActualSpend={Amount=string,Unit=string},ForecastedSpend={Amount=string,Unit=string}},BudgetType=string,LastUpdatedTime=timestamp,AutoAdjustData={AutoAdjustType=string,HistoricalOptions={BudgetAdjustmentPeriod=integer,LookBackAvailablePeriods=integer},LastAutoAdjustTime=timestamp}

JSON Syntax:

{
  "BudgetName": "string",
  "BudgetLimit": {
    "Amount": "string",
    "Unit": "string"
  },
  "PlannedBudgetLimits": {"string": {
        "Amount": "string",
        "Unit": "string"
      }
    ...},
  "CostFilters": {"string": ["string", ...]
    ...},
  "CostTypes": {
    "IncludeTax": true|false,
    "IncludeSubscription": true|false,
    "UseBlended": true|false,
    "IncludeRefund": true|false,
    "IncludeCredit": true|false,
    "IncludeUpfront": true|false,
    "IncludeRecurring": true|false,
    "IncludeOtherSubscription": true|false,
    "IncludeSupport": true|false,
    "IncludeDiscount": true|false,
    "UseAmortized": true|false
  },
  "TimeUnit": "DAILY"|"MONTHLY"|"QUARTERLY"|"ANNUALLY",
  "TimePeriod": {
    "Start": timestamp,
    "End": timestamp
  },
  "CalculatedSpend": {
    "ActualSpend": {
      "Amount": "string",
      "Unit": "string"
    },
    "ForecastedSpend": {
      "Amount": "string",
      "Unit": "string"
    }
  },
  "BudgetType": "USAGE"|"COST"|"RI_UTILIZATION"|"RI_COVERAGE"|"SAVINGS_PLANS_UTILIZATION"|"SAVINGS_PLANS_COVERAGE",
  "LastUpdatedTime": timestamp,
  "AutoAdjustData": {
    "AutoAdjustType": "HISTORICAL"|"FORECAST",
    "HistoricalOptions": {
      "BudgetAdjustmentPeriod": integer,
      "LookBackAvailablePeriods": integer
    },
    "LastAutoAdjustTime": timestamp
  }
}

--notifications-with-subscribers (list)

A notification that you want to associate with a budget. A budget can have up to five notifications, and each notification can have one SNS subscriber and up to 10 email subscribers. If you include notifications and subscribers in your CreateBudget call, Amazon Web Services creates the notifications and subscribers for you.

(structure)

A notification with subscribers. A notification can have one SNS subscriber and up to 10 email subscribers, for a total of 11 subscribers.

Notification -> (structure)

The notification that's associated with a budget.

NotificationType -> (string)

Specifies whether the notification is for how much you have spent (ACTUAL ) or for how much that you're forecasted to spend (FORECASTED ).

ComparisonOperator -> (string)

The comparison that's used for this notification.

Threshold -> (double)

The threshold that's associated with a notification. Thresholds are always a percentage, and many customers find value being alerted between 50% - 200% of the budgeted amount. The maximum limit for your threshold is 1,000,000% above the budgeted amount.

ThresholdType -> (string)

The type of threshold for a notification. For ABSOLUTE_VALUE thresholds, Amazon Web Services notifies you when you go over or are forecasted to go over your total cost threshold. For PERCENTAGE thresholds, Amazon Web Services notifies you when you go over or are forecasted to go over a certain percentage of your forecasted spend. For example, if you have a budget for 200 dollars and you have a PERCENTAGE threshold of 80%, Amazon Web Services notifies you when you go over 160 dollars.

NotificationState -> (string)

Specifies whether this notification is in alarm. If a budget notification is in the ALARM state, you passed the set threshold for the budget.

Subscribers -> (list)

A list of subscribers who are subscribed to this notification.

(structure)

The subscriber to a budget notification. The subscriber consists of a subscription type and either an Amazon SNS topic or an email address.

For example, an email subscriber has the following parameters:

  • A subscriptionType of EMAIL
  • An address of example@example.com

SubscriptionType -> (string)

The type of notification that Amazon Web Services sends to a subscriber.

Address -> (string)

The address that Amazon Web Services sends budget notifications to, either an SNS topic or an email.

When you create a subscriber, the value of Address can't contain line breaks.

Shorthand Syntax:

Notification={NotificationType=string,ComparisonOperator=string,Threshold=double,ThresholdType=string,NotificationState=string},Subscribers=[{SubscriptionType=string,Address=string},{SubscriptionType=string,Address=string}] ...

JSON Syntax:

[
  {
    "Notification": {
      "NotificationType": "ACTUAL"|"FORECASTED",
      "ComparisonOperator": "GREATER_THAN"|"LESS_THAN"|"EQUAL_TO",
      "Threshold": double,
      "ThresholdType": "PERCENTAGE"|"ABSOLUTE_VALUE",
      "NotificationState": "OK"|"ALARM"
    },
    "Subscribers": [
      {
        "SubscriptionType": "SNS"|"EMAIL",
        "Address": "string"
      }
      ...
    ]
  }
  ...
]

--cli-input-json (string) Performs service operation based on the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, the CLI values will override the JSON-provided values. It is not possible to pass arbitrary binary values using a JSON-provided value as the string will be taken literally.

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Examples

To create a Cost and Usage budget

The following create-budget command creates a Cost and Usage budget.

aws budgets create-budget \
    --account-id 111122223333 \
    --budget file://budget.json \
    --notifications-with-subscribers file://notifications-with-subscribers.json

Contents of budget.json:

{
    "BudgetLimit": {
        "Amount": "100",
        "Unit": "USD"
    },
    "BudgetName": "Example Tag Budget",
    "BudgetType": "COST",
    "CostFilters": {
        "TagKeyValue": [
            "user:Key$value1",
            "user:Key$value2"
        ]
    },
    "CostTypes": {
        "IncludeCredit": true,
        "IncludeDiscount": true,
        "IncludeOtherSubscription": true,
        "IncludeRecurring": true,
        "IncludeRefund": true,
        "IncludeSubscription": true,
        "IncludeSupport": true,
        "IncludeTax": true,
        "IncludeUpfront": true,
        "UseBlended": false
    },
    "TimePeriod": {
        "Start": 1477958399,
        "End": 3706473600
    },
    "TimeUnit": "MONTHLY"
}

Contents of notifications-with-subscribers.json:

[
    {
        "Notification": {
            "ComparisonOperator": "GREATER_THAN",
            "NotificationType": "ACTUAL",
            "Threshold": 80,
            "ThresholdType": "PERCENTAGE"
        },
        "Subscribers": [
            {
                "Address": "example@example.com",
                "SubscriptionType": "EMAIL"
            }
        ]
    }
]

Output

None