Checking Your Balance and Usage

This topic describes how to analyze the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure costs associated with your account.

Required IAM Policy

To enable users to monitor the costs associated with this account, you will have to grant them access by writing a policy . If you're new to policies, see Getting Started with Policies and Common Policies.

The following policy statement gives users in a specified group the ability to analyze costs in the tenancy:

Let users analyze costs

Type of access: Ability to see costs for the tenancy.

Where to create the policy: In the tenancy so that users in the <Example_Group> can see costs for the entire account.

Allow group <Example_Group> to read usage-reports in tenancy

Working with Costs Analysis Tools

Note

There are two versions of the Cost Analysis tool: The Classic Version interface described below, and the Latest Version interface. When you log in to the Console and select Account Management and go to Cost Analysis, the Latest Version of the Cost Analysis tool is displayed by default. Click Switch to Classic Version if you prefer the Classic version of the tool. When switching from the Latest Version to Classic Version, any inputs you have made are not maintained. For more information on the Cost Analysis tools, see Cost Analysis Overview.
To filter costs by dates
  1. Open the navigation menu. Under Governance and Administration, go to Account Management and click Cost Analysis.
  2. In Start Date, select a date.
  3. In End Date, select a date (within six months of the start date).
  4. Click Apply Filters.
To filter costs by tags
  1. Open the navigation menu. Under Governance and Administration, go to Account Management and click Cost Analysis.
  2. From Tag Key, select a tag.
  3. Click Apply Filters.
To filter costs by compartments
  1. Open the navigation menu. Under Governance and Administration, go to Account Management and click Cost Analysis.
  2. From Compartment, select a compartment.
  3. Click Apply Filters.
To remove a compartment or tag filter
  • When you filter costs, a label appears with the name of the tag or compartment filter. To clear that filter, click the x.