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describe-cost-category-definition

Description

Returns the name, Amazon Resource Name (ARN), rules, definition, and effective dates of a Cost Category that's defined in the account.

You have the option to use EffectiveOn to return a Cost Category that's active on a specific date. If there's no EffectiveOn specified, you see a Cost Category that's effective on the current date. If Cost Category is still effective, EffectiveEnd is omitted in the response.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Synopsis

  describe-cost-category-definition
--cost-category-arn <value>
[--effective-on <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]
[--debug]
[--endpoint-url <value>]
[--no-verify-ssl]
[--no-paginate]
[--output <value>]
[--query <value>]
[--profile <value>]
[--region <value>]
[--version <value>]
[--color <value>]
[--no-sign-request]
[--ca-bundle <value>]
[--cli-read-timeout <value>]
[--cli-connect-timeout <value>]

Options

--cost-category-arn (string)

The unique identifier for your Cost Category.

--effective-on (string)

The date when the Cost Category was effective.

--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.

Global Options

--debug (boolean)

Turn on debug logging.

--endpoint-url (string)

Override command's default URL with the given URL.

--no-verify-ssl (boolean)

By default, the AWS CLI uses SSL when communicating with AWS services. For each SSL connection, the AWS CLI will verify SSL certificates. This option overrides the default behavior of verifying SSL certificates.

--no-paginate (boolean)

Disable automatic pagination.

--output (string)

The formatting style for command output.

  • json
  • text
  • table

--query (string)

A JMESPath query to use in filtering the response data.

--profile (string)

Use a specific profile from your credential file.

--region (string)

The region to use. Overrides config/env settings.

--version (string)

Display the version of this tool.

--color (string)

Turn on/off color output.

  • on
  • off
  • auto

--no-sign-request (boolean)

Do not sign requests. Credentials will not be loaded if this argument is provided.

--ca-bundle (string)

The CA certificate bundle to use when verifying SSL certificates. Overrides config/env settings.

--cli-read-timeout (int)

The maximum socket read time in seconds. If the value is set to 0, the socket read will be blocking and not timeout. The default value is 60 seconds.

--cli-connect-timeout (int)

The maximum socket connect time in seconds. If the value is set to 0, the socket connect will be blocking and not timeout. The default value is 60 seconds.

Output

CostCategory -> (structure)

The structure of Cost Categories. This includes detailed metadata and the set of rules for the CostCategory object.

CostCategoryArn -> (string)

The unique identifier for your Cost Category.

EffectiveStart -> (string)

The effective start date of your Cost Category.

EffectiveEnd -> (string)

The effective end date of your Cost Category.

Name -> (string)

The unique name of the Cost Category.

RuleVersion -> (string)

The rule schema version in this particular Cost Category.

Rules -> (list)

The rules are processed in order. If there are multiple rules that match the line item, then the first rule to match is used to determine that Cost Category value.

(structure)

Rules are processed in order. If there are multiple rules that match the line item, then the first rule to match is used to determine that Cost Category value.

Value -> (string)

The default value for the cost category.

Rule -> (structure)

An Expression object used to categorize costs. This supports dimensions, tags, and nested expressions. Currently the only dimensions supported are LINKED_ACCOUNT , SERVICE_CODE , RECORD_TYPE , and LINKED_ACCOUNT_NAME .

Root level OR isn't supported. We recommend that you create a separate rule instead.

RECORD_TYPE is a dimension used for Cost Explorer APIs, and is also supported for Cost Category expressions. This dimension uses different terms, depending on whether you're using the console or API/JSON editor. For a detailed comparison, see Term Comparisons in the Billing and Cost Management User Guide .

Or -> (list)

Return results that match either Dimension object.

(structure)

Use Expression to filter in various Cost Explorer APIs.

Not all Expression types are supported in each API. Refer to the documentation for each specific API to see what is supported.

There are two patterns:

  • Simple dimension values.
    • There are three types of simple dimension values: CostCategories , Tags , and Dimensions .
    • For each filter type, 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 . For GetRightsizingRecommendation , the Region is a full name (for example, REGION==US East (N. Virginia) .
      • The corresponding Expression for this example is as follows: { "Dimensions": { "Key": "REGION", "Values": [ "us-east-1", “us-west-1” ] } }
      • As shown in the previous example, lists of dimension values are combined with OR when applying the filter.
    • You can also set different match options to further control how the filter behaves. Not all APIs support match options. Refer to the documentation for each specific API to see what is supported.
      • For example, you can filter for linked account names that start with “a”.
      • The corresponding Expression for this example is as follows: { "Dimensions": { "Key": "LINKED_ACCOUNT_NAME", "MatchOptions": [ "STARTS_WITH" ], "Values": [ "a" ] } }
  • Compound Expression types 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. By doing this, you can filter by more advanced options.
    • For example, you can filter by ((REGION == us-east-1 OR REGION == us-west-1) OR (TAG.Type == Type1)) AND (USAGE_TYPE != DataTransfer) .
    • The corresponding Expression for this example is as follows: { "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": [ ... ], "Dimensions": { "Key": "USAGE_TYPE", "Values": [ "DataTransfer" ] } }

The following is an example of the corresponding error message: "Expression has more than one roots. Only one root operator is allowed for each expression: And, Or, Not, Dimensions, Tags, CostCategories"

Note

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

For the GetReservationPurchaseRecommendation action, only NOT is supported. AND and OR aren't supported. Dimensions are limited to LINKED_ACCOUNT .

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.

Not all dimensions are supported in each API. Refer to the documentation for each specific API to see what is supported.

LINK_ACCOUNT_NAME and SERVICE_CODE can only be used in CostCategoryRule .

ANOMALY_TOTAL_IMPACT_ABSOLUTE and ANOMALY_TOTAL_IMPACT_PERCENTAGE can only be used in AnomalySubscriptions .

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 and Anomaly Subscriptions. Refer to the documentation for each specific API to see what is supported.

The default values for MatchOptions are 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 actions related to Cost Category. The default values for MatchOptions are EQUALS and CASE_SENSITIVE .

(string)

CostCategories -> (structure)

The filter that's based on CostCategory values.

Key -> (string)

The unique name of the Cost Category.

Values -> (list)

The specific value of the Cost Category.

(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)

And -> (list)

Return results that match both Dimension objects.

(structure)

Use Expression to filter in various Cost Explorer APIs.

Not all Expression types are supported in each API. Refer to the documentation for each specific API to see what is supported.

There are two patterns:

  • Simple dimension values.
    • There are three types of simple dimension values: CostCategories , Tags , and Dimensions .
    • For each filter type, 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 . For GetRightsizingRecommendation , the Region is a full name (for example, REGION==US East (N. Virginia) .
      • The corresponding Expression for this example is as follows: { "Dimensions": { "Key": "REGION", "Values": [ "us-east-1", “us-west-1” ] } }
      • As shown in the previous example, lists of dimension values are combined with OR when applying the filter.
    • You can also set different match options to further control how the filter behaves. Not all APIs support match options. Refer to the documentation for each specific API to see what is supported.
      • For example, you can filter for linked account names that start with “a”.
      • The corresponding Expression for this example is as follows: { "Dimensions": { "Key": "LINKED_ACCOUNT_NAME", "MatchOptions": [ "STARTS_WITH" ], "Values": [ "a" ] } }
  • Compound Expression types 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. By doing this, you can filter by more advanced options.
    • For example, you can filter by ((REGION == us-east-1 OR REGION == us-west-1) OR (TAG.Type == Type1)) AND (USAGE_TYPE != DataTransfer) .
    • The corresponding Expression for this example is as follows: { "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": [ ... ], "Dimensions": { "Key": "USAGE_TYPE", "Values": [ "DataTransfer" ] } }

The following is an example of the corresponding error message: "Expression has more than one roots. Only one root operator is allowed for each expression: And, Or, Not, Dimensions, Tags, CostCategories"

Note

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

For the GetReservationPurchaseRecommendation action, only NOT is supported. AND and OR aren't supported. Dimensions are limited to LINKED_ACCOUNT .

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.

Not all dimensions are supported in each API. Refer to the documentation for each specific API to see what is supported.

LINK_ACCOUNT_NAME and SERVICE_CODE can only be used in CostCategoryRule .

ANOMALY_TOTAL_IMPACT_ABSOLUTE and ANOMALY_TOTAL_IMPACT_PERCENTAGE can only be used in AnomalySubscriptions .

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 and Anomaly Subscriptions. Refer to the documentation for each specific API to see what is supported.

The default values for MatchOptions are 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 actions related to Cost Category. The default values for MatchOptions are EQUALS and CASE_SENSITIVE .

(string)

CostCategories -> (structure)

The filter that's based on CostCategory values.

Key -> (string)

The unique name of the Cost Category.

Values -> (list)

The specific value of the Cost Category.

(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)

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.

Not all dimensions are supported in each API. Refer to the documentation for each specific API to see what is supported.

LINK_ACCOUNT_NAME and SERVICE_CODE can only be used in CostCategoryRule .

ANOMALY_TOTAL_IMPACT_ABSOLUTE and ANOMALY_TOTAL_IMPACT_PERCENTAGE can only be used in AnomalySubscriptions .

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 and Anomaly Subscriptions. Refer to the documentation for each specific API to see what is supported.

The default values for MatchOptions are 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 actions related to Cost Category. The default values for MatchOptions are EQUALS and CASE_SENSITIVE .

(string)

CostCategories -> (structure)

The filter that's based on CostCategory values.

Key -> (string)

The unique name of the Cost Category.

Values -> (list)

The specific value of the Cost Category.

(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)

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.

Not all dimensions are supported in each API. Refer to the documentation for each specific API to see what is supported.

LINK_ACCOUNT_NAME and SERVICE_CODE can only be used in CostCategoryRule .

ANOMALY_TOTAL_IMPACT_ABSOLUTE and ANOMALY_TOTAL_IMPACT_PERCENTAGE can only be used in AnomalySubscriptions .

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 and Anomaly Subscriptions. Refer to the documentation for each specific API to see what is supported.

The default values for MatchOptions are 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 actions related to Cost Category. The default values for MatchOptions are EQUALS and CASE_SENSITIVE .

(string)

CostCategories -> (structure)

The filter that's based on CostCategory values.

Key -> (string)

The unique name of the Cost Category.

Values -> (list)

The specific value of the Cost Category.

(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)

InheritedValue -> (structure)

The value the line item is categorized as if the line item contains the matched dimension.

DimensionName -> (string)

The name of the dimension that's used to group costs.

If you specify LINKED_ACCOUNT_NAME , the cost category value is based on account name. If you specify TAG , the cost category value is based on the value of the specified tag key.

DimensionKey -> (string)

The key to extract cost category values.

Type -> (string)

You can define the CostCategoryRule rule type as either REGULAR or INHERITED_VALUE . The INHERITED_VALUE rule type adds the flexibility to define a rule that dynamically inherits the cost category value. This value is from the dimension value that's defined by CostCategoryInheritedValueDimension . For example, suppose that you want to costs to be dynamically grouped based on the value of a specific tag key. First, choose an inherited value rule type, and then choose the tag dimension and specify the tag key to use.

SplitChargeRules -> (list)

The split charge rules that are used to allocate your charges between your Cost Category values.

(structure)

Use the split charge rule to split the cost of one Cost Category value across several other target values.

Source -> (string)

The Cost Category value that you want to split. That value can't be used as a source or a target in other split charge rules. To indicate uncategorized costs, you can use an empty string as the source.

Targets -> (list)

The Cost Category values that you want to split costs across. These values can't be used as a source in other split charge rules.

(string)

Method -> (string)

The method that's used to define how to split your source costs across your targets.

Proportional - Allocates charges across your targets based on the proportional weighted cost of each target.

Fixed - Allocates charges across your targets based on your defined allocation percentage.

>``Even`` - Allocates costs evenly across all targets.

Parameters -> (list)

The parameters for a split charge method. This is only required for the FIXED method.

(structure)

The parameters for a split charge method.

Type -> (string)

The parameter type.

Values -> (list)

The parameter values.

(string)

ProcessingStatus -> (list)

The list of processing statuses for Cost Management products for a specific cost category.

(structure)

The list of processing statuses for Cost Management products for a specific cost category.

Component -> (string)

The Cost Management product name of the applied status.

Status -> (string)

The process status for a specific cost category.

DefaultValue -> (string)

The default value for the cost category.