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get-cost-forecast

Description

Retrieves a forecast for how much Amazon Web Services predicts that you will spend over the forecast time period that you select, based on your past costs.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Synopsis

  get-cost-forecast
--time-period <value>
--metric <value>
--granularity <value>
[--filter <value>]
[--prediction-interval-level <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--time-period (structure)

The period of time that you want the forecast to cover.

Start -> (string)

The beginning of the time period that you want the usage and costs for. The start date is inclusive. For example, if start is 2017-01-01 , AWS retrieves cost and usage data starting at 2017-01-01 up to the end date.

End -> (string)

The end of the time period that you want the usage and costs for. The end date is exclusive. For example, if end is 2017-05-01 , AWS retrieves cost and usage data from the start date up to, but not including, 2017-05-01 .

Shorthand Syntax:

Start=string,End=string

JSON Syntax:

{
  "Start": "string",
  "End": "string"
}

--metric (string)

Which metric Cost Explorer uses to create your forecast. For more information about blended and unblended rates, see Why does the "blended" annotation appear on some line items in my bill? .

Valid values for a GetCostForecast call are the following:

  • AMORTIZED_COST
  • BLENDED_COST
  • NET_AMORTIZED_COST
  • NET_UNBLENDED_COST
  • UNBLENDED_COST

Possible values:

  • BLENDED_COST
  • UNBLENDED_COST
  • AMORTIZED_COST
  • NET_UNBLENDED_COST
  • NET_AMORTIZED_COST
  • USAGE_QUANTITY
  • NORMALIZED_USAGE_AMOUNT

--granularity (string)

How granular you want the forecast to be. You can get 3 months of DAILY forecasts or 12 months of MONTHLY forecasts.

The GetCostForecast operation supports only DAILY and MONTHLY granularities.

Possible values:

  • DAILY
  • MONTHLY
  • HOURLY

--filter (structure)

The filters that you want to use to filter your forecast. Cost Explorer API supports all of the Cost Explorer filters.

Or -> (list)

Return results that match either Dimension object.

(structure)

Use Expression to filter by cost or by usage. There are two patterns:

  • Simple dimension values - You can set the dimension name and values for the filters that you plan to use. For example, you can filter for REGION==us-east-1 OR REGION==us-west-1 . The Expression for that looks like this: { "Dimensions": { "Key": "REGION", "Values": [ "us-east-1", “us-west-1” ] } } The list of dimension values are OR'd together to retrieve cost or usage data. You can create Expression and DimensionValues objects using either with* methods or set* methods in multiple lines.
  • Compound dimension values with logical operations - You can use multiple Expression types and the logical operators AND/OR/NOT to create a list of one or more Expression objects. This allows you to filter on more advanced options. For example, you can filter on ((REGION == us-east-1 OR REGION == us-west-1) OR (TAG.Type == Type1)) AND (USAGE_TYPE != DataTransfer) . The Expression for that looks like this: { "And": [ {"Or": [ {"Dimensions": { "Key": "REGION", "Values": [ "us-east-1", "us-west-1" ] }}, {"Tags": { "Key": "TagName", "Values": ["Value1"] } } ]}, {"Not": {"Dimensions": { "Key": "USAGE_TYPE", "Values": ["DataTransfer"] }}} ] }

Note

Because each Expression can have only one operator, the service returns an error if more than one is specified. The following example shows an Expression object that creates an error.

{ "And": [ ... ], "DimensionValues": { "Dimension": "USAGE_TYPE", "Values": [ "DataTransfer" ] } }

Note

For GetRightsizingRecommendation action, a combination of OR and NOT is not supported. OR is not supported between different dimensions, or dimensions and tags. NOT operators aren't supported. Dimensions are also limited to LINKED_ACCOUNT , REGION , or RIGHTSIZING_TYPE .

Or -> (list)

Return results that match either Dimension object.

( ... recursive ... )

And -> (list)

Return results that match both Dimension objects.

( ... recursive ... )

( ... recursive ... )Dimensions -> (structure)

The specific Dimension to use for Expression .

Key -> (string)

The names of the metadata types that you can use to filter and group your results. For example, AZ returns a list of Availability Zones.

Values -> (list)

The metadata values that you can use to filter and group your results. You can use GetDimensionValues to find specific values.

(string)

MatchOptions -> (list)

The match options that you can use to filter your results. MatchOptions is only applicable for actions related to Cost Category. The default values for MatchOptions is EQUALS and CASE_SENSITIVE .

(string)

Tags -> (structure)

The specific Tag to use for Expression .

Key -> (string)

The key for the tag.

Values -> (list)

The specific value of the tag.

(string)

MatchOptions -> (list)

The match options that you can use to filter your results. MatchOptions is only applicable for only applicable for actions related to Cost Category. The default values for MatchOptions is EQUALS and CASE_SENSITIVE .

(string)

CostCategories -> (structure)

The filter based on CostCategory values.

Key -> (string)

The unique name of the Cost Category.

Values -> (list)

The specific value of the Cost Category.

(string)

And -> (list)

Return results that match both Dimension objects.

(structure)

Use Expression to filter by cost or by usage. There are two patterns:

  • Simple dimension values - You can set the dimension name and values for the filters that you plan to use. For example, you can filter for REGION==us-east-1 OR REGION==us-west-1 . The Expression for that looks like this: { "Dimensions": { "Key": "REGION", "Values": [ "us-east-1", “us-west-1” ] } } The list of dimension values are OR'd together to retrieve cost or usage data. You can create Expression and DimensionValues objects using either with* methods or set* methods in multiple lines.
  • Compound dimension values with logical operations - You can use multiple Expression types and the logical operators AND/OR/NOT to create a list of one or more Expression objects. This allows you to filter on more advanced options. For example, you can filter on ((REGION == us-east-1 OR REGION == us-west-1) OR (TAG.Type == Type1)) AND (USAGE_TYPE != DataTransfer) . The Expression for that looks like this: { "And": [ {"Or": [ {"Dimensions": { "Key": "REGION", "Values": [ "us-east-1", "us-west-1" ] }}, {"Tags": { "Key": "TagName", "Values": ["Value1"] } } ]}, {"Not": {"Dimensions": { "Key": "USAGE_TYPE", "Values": ["DataTransfer"] }}} ] }

Note

Because each Expression can have only one operator, the service returns an error if more than one is specified. The following example shows an Expression object that creates an error.

{ "And": [ ... ], "DimensionValues": { "Dimension": "USAGE_TYPE", "Values": [ "DataTransfer" ] } }

Note

For GetRightsizingRecommendation action, a combination of OR and NOT is not supported. OR is not supported between different dimensions, or dimensions and tags. NOT operators aren't supported. Dimensions are also limited to LINKED_ACCOUNT , REGION , or RIGHTSIZING_TYPE .

Or -> (list)

Return results that match either Dimension object.

( ... recursive ... )

And -> (list)

Return results that match both Dimension objects.

( ... recursive ... )

( ... recursive ... )Dimensions -> (structure)

The specific Dimension to use for Expression .

Key -> (string)

The names of the metadata types that you can use to filter and group your results. For example, AZ returns a list of Availability Zones.

Values -> (list)

The metadata values that you can use to filter and group your results. You can use GetDimensionValues to find specific values.

(string)

MatchOptions -> (list)

The match options that you can use to filter your results. MatchOptions is only applicable for actions related to Cost Category. The default values for MatchOptions is EQUALS and CASE_SENSITIVE .

(string)

Tags -> (structure)

The specific Tag to use for Expression .

Key -> (string)

The key for the tag.

Values -> (list)

The specific value of the tag.

(string)

MatchOptions -> (list)

The match options that you can use to filter your results. MatchOptions is only applicable for only applicable for actions related to Cost Category. The default values for MatchOptions is EQUALS and CASE_SENSITIVE .

(string)

CostCategories -> (structure)

The filter based on CostCategory values.

Key -> (string)

The unique name of the Cost Category.

Values -> (list)

The specific value of the Cost Category.

(string)

Not -> (structure)

Return results that don't match a Dimension object.

Or -> (list)

Return results that match either Dimension object.

( ... recursive ... )

And -> (list)

Return results that match both Dimension objects.

( ... recursive ... )

( ... recursive ... )Dimensions -> (structure)

The specific Dimension to use for Expression .

Key -> (string)

The names of the metadata types that you can use to filter and group your results. For example, AZ returns a list of Availability Zones.

Values -> (list)

The metadata values that you can use to filter and group your results. You can use GetDimensionValues to find specific values.

(string)

MatchOptions -> (list)

The match options that you can use to filter your results. MatchOptions is only applicable for actions related to Cost Category. The default values for MatchOptions is EQUALS and CASE_SENSITIVE .

(string)

Tags -> (structure)

The specific Tag to use for Expression .

Key -> (string)

The key for the tag.

Values -> (list)

The specific value of the tag.

(string)

MatchOptions -> (list)

The match options that you can use to filter your results. MatchOptions is only applicable for only applicable for actions related to Cost Category. The default values for MatchOptions is EQUALS and CASE_SENSITIVE .

(string)

CostCategories -> (structure)

The filter based on CostCategory values.

Key -> (string)

The unique name of the Cost Category.

Values -> (list)

The specific value of the Cost Category.

(string)

Dimensions -> (structure)

The specific Dimension to use for Expression .

Key -> (string)

The names of the metadata types that you can use to filter and group your results. For example, AZ returns a list of Availability Zones.

Values -> (list)

The metadata values that you can use to filter and group your results. You can use GetDimensionValues to find specific values.

(string)

MatchOptions -> (list)

The match options that you can use to filter your results. MatchOptions is only applicable for actions related to Cost Category. The default values for MatchOptions is EQUALS and CASE_SENSITIVE .

(string)

Tags -> (structure)

The specific Tag to use for Expression .

Key -> (string)

The key for the tag.

Values -> (list)

The specific value of the tag.

(string)

MatchOptions -> (list)

The match options that you can use to filter your results. MatchOptions is only applicable for only applicable for actions related to Cost Category. The default values for MatchOptions is EQUALS and CASE_SENSITIVE .

(string)

CostCategories -> (structure)

The filter based on CostCategory values.

Key -> (string)

The unique name of the Cost Category.

Values -> (list)

The specific value of the Cost Category.

(string)

JSON Syntax:

{
  "Or": [
    {
      "Or": [
        { ... recursive ... }
        ...
      ],
      "And": [
        { ... recursive ... }
        ...
      ],
      "Not": { ... recursive ... },
      "Dimensions": {
        "Key": "AZ"|"INSTANCE_TYPE"|"LINKED_ACCOUNT"|"LINKED_ACCOUNT_NAME"|"OPERATION"|"PURCHASE_TYPE"|"REGION"|"SERVICE"|"SERVICE_CODE"|"USAGE_TYPE"|"USAGE_TYPE_GROUP"|"RECORD_TYPE"|"OPERATING_SYSTEM"|"TENANCY"|"SCOPE"|"PLATFORM"|"SUBSCRIPTION_ID"|"LEGAL_ENTITY_NAME"|"DEPLOYMENT_OPTION"|"DATABASE_ENGINE"|"CACHE_ENGINE"|"INSTANCE_TYPE_FAMILY"|"BILLING_ENTITY"|"RESERVATION_ID"|"RESOURCE_ID"|"RIGHTSIZING_TYPE"|"SAVINGS_PLANS_TYPE"|"SAVINGS_PLAN_ARN"|"PAYMENT_OPTION",
        "Values": ["string", ...],
        "MatchOptions": ["EQUALS"|"STARTS_WITH"|"ENDS_WITH"|"CONTAINS"|"CASE_SENSITIVE"|"CASE_INSENSITIVE", ...]
      },
      "Tags": {
        "Key": "string",
        "Values": ["string", ...],
        "MatchOptions": ["EQUALS"|"STARTS_WITH"|"ENDS_WITH"|"CONTAINS"|"CASE_SENSITIVE"|"CASE_INSENSITIVE", ...]
      },
      "CostCategories": {
        "Key": "string",
        "Values": ["string", ...]
      }
    }
    ...
  ],
  "And": [
    {
      "Or": [
        { ... recursive ... }
        ...
      ],
      "And": [
        { ... recursive ... }
        ...
      ],
      "Not": { ... recursive ... },
      "Dimensions": {
        "Key": "AZ"|"INSTANCE_TYPE"|"LINKED_ACCOUNT"|"LINKED_ACCOUNT_NAME"|"OPERATION"|"PURCHASE_TYPE"|"REGION"|"SERVICE"|"SERVICE_CODE"|"USAGE_TYPE"|"USAGE_TYPE_GROUP"|"RECORD_TYPE"|"OPERATING_SYSTEM"|"TENANCY"|"SCOPE"|"PLATFORM"|"SUBSCRIPTION_ID"|"LEGAL_ENTITY_NAME"|"DEPLOYMENT_OPTION"|"DATABASE_ENGINE"|"CACHE_ENGINE"|"INSTANCE_TYPE_FAMILY"|"BILLING_ENTITY"|"RESERVATION_ID"|"RESOURCE_ID"|"RIGHTSIZING_TYPE"|"SAVINGS_PLANS_TYPE"|"SAVINGS_PLAN_ARN"|"PAYMENT_OPTION",
        "Values": ["string", ...],
        "MatchOptions": ["EQUALS"|"STARTS_WITH"|"ENDS_WITH"|"CONTAINS"|"CASE_SENSITIVE"|"CASE_INSENSITIVE", ...]
      },
      "Tags": {
        "Key": "string",
        "Values": ["string", ...],
        "MatchOptions": ["EQUALS"|"STARTS_WITH"|"ENDS_WITH"|"CONTAINS"|"CASE_SENSITIVE"|"CASE_INSENSITIVE", ...]
      },
      "CostCategories": {
        "Key": "string",
        "Values": ["string", ...]
      }
    }
    ...
  ],
  "Not": {
    "Or": [
      { ... recursive ... }
      ...
    ],
    "And": [
      { ... recursive ... }
      ...
    ],
    "Not": { ... recursive ... },
    "Dimensions": {
      "Key": "AZ"|"INSTANCE_TYPE"|"LINKED_ACCOUNT"|"LINKED_ACCOUNT_NAME"|"OPERATION"|"PURCHASE_TYPE"|"REGION"|"SERVICE"|"SERVICE_CODE"|"USAGE_TYPE"|"USAGE_TYPE_GROUP"|"RECORD_TYPE"|"OPERATING_SYSTEM"|"TENANCY"|"SCOPE"|"PLATFORM"|"SUBSCRIPTION_ID"|"LEGAL_ENTITY_NAME"|"DEPLOYMENT_OPTION"|"DATABASE_ENGINE"|"CACHE_ENGINE"|"INSTANCE_TYPE_FAMILY"|"BILLING_ENTITY"|"RESERVATION_ID"|"RESOURCE_ID"|"RIGHTSIZING_TYPE"|"SAVINGS_PLANS_TYPE"|"SAVINGS_PLAN_ARN"|"PAYMENT_OPTION",
      "Values": ["string", ...],
      "MatchOptions": ["EQUALS"|"STARTS_WITH"|"ENDS_WITH"|"CONTAINS"|"CASE_SENSITIVE"|"CASE_INSENSITIVE", ...]
    },
    "Tags": {
      "Key": "string",
      "Values": ["string", ...],
      "MatchOptions": ["EQUALS"|"STARTS_WITH"|"ENDS_WITH"|"CONTAINS"|"CASE_SENSITIVE"|"CASE_INSENSITIVE", ...]
    },
    "CostCategories": {
      "Key": "string",
      "Values": ["string", ...]
    }
  },
  "Dimensions": {
    "Key": "AZ"|"INSTANCE_TYPE"|"LINKED_ACCOUNT"|"LINKED_ACCOUNT_NAME"|"OPERATION"|"PURCHASE_TYPE"|"REGION"|"SERVICE"|"SERVICE_CODE"|"USAGE_TYPE"|"USAGE_TYPE_GROUP"|"RECORD_TYPE"|"OPERATING_SYSTEM"|"TENANCY"|"SCOPE"|"PLATFORM"|"SUBSCRIPTION_ID"|"LEGAL_ENTITY_NAME"|"DEPLOYMENT_OPTION"|"DATABASE_ENGINE"|"CACHE_ENGINE"|"INSTANCE_TYPE_FAMILY"|"BILLING_ENTITY"|"RESERVATION_ID"|"RESOURCE_ID"|"RIGHTSIZING_TYPE"|"SAVINGS_PLANS_TYPE"|"SAVINGS_PLAN_ARN"|"PAYMENT_OPTION",
    "Values": ["string", ...],
    "MatchOptions": ["EQUALS"|"STARTS_WITH"|"ENDS_WITH"|"CONTAINS"|"CASE_SENSITIVE"|"CASE_INSENSITIVE", ...]
  },
  "Tags": {
    "Key": "string",
    "Values": ["string", ...],
    "MatchOptions": ["EQUALS"|"STARTS_WITH"|"ENDS_WITH"|"CONTAINS"|"CASE_SENSITIVE"|"CASE_INSENSITIVE", ...]
  },
  "CostCategories": {
    "Key": "string",
    "Values": ["string", ...]
  }
}

--prediction-interval-level (integer)

Cost Explorer always returns the mean forecast as a single point. You can request a prediction interval around the mean by specifying a confidence level. The higher the confidence level, the more confident Cost Explorer is about the actual value falling in the prediction interval. Higher confidence levels result in wider prediction intervals.

--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.

Output

Total -> (structure)

How much you are forecasted to spend over the forecast period, in USD .

Amount -> (string)

The actual number that represents the metric.

Unit -> (string)

The unit that the metric is given in.

ForecastResultsByTime -> (list)

The forecasts for your query, in order. For DAILY forecasts, this is a list of days. For MONTHLY forecasts, this is a list of months.

(structure)

The forecast created for your query.

TimePeriod -> (structure)

The period of time that the forecast covers.

Start -> (string)

The beginning of the time period that you want the usage and costs for. The start date is inclusive. For example, if start is 2017-01-01 , AWS retrieves cost and usage data starting at 2017-01-01 up to the end date.

End -> (string)

The end of the time period that you want the usage and costs for. The end date is exclusive. For example, if end is 2017-05-01 , AWS retrieves cost and usage data from the start date up to, but not including, 2017-05-01 .

MeanValue -> (string)

The mean value of the forecast.

PredictionIntervalLowerBound -> (string)

The lower limit for the prediction interval.

PredictionIntervalUpperBound -> (string)

The upper limit for the prediction interval.