To create a ServerTemplates Usage report. This report is typically downloaded in comma-separated values (CSV) format, but can optionally be displayed on the screen as well. This report can be run for a daily or monthly timeframe, or for a range of recent dates.
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Use the ServerTemplates Usage Report to track the monthly or daily usage of your published/shared Server Templates for the RightScale account you're currently viewing. The report can be run in On Demand or Periodic mode.
When running an On Demand report, you have control over the following report parameters:
A periodic report consists of the exact same data that is provided in an On Demand report, in a .csv file format. Periodic reports automatically run in the background based on a user-configured schedule, and you can view their output at your convenience. Output files are uploaded to an S3 bucket of your choice and you can choose to receive notification via email when your report output is complete and ready for viewing. You must specify the following parameters when running a periodic ServerTemplates Usage Report:
Your Periodic Report 'GregDoeTest' has been uploaded to S3 bucket '<a href="https://my.rightscale.com/s3/view?bucket=gregdoe-rs-testbucket">gregdoe-rs-testbucket</a>' as key 'Monthly_2010-04_GregDoeTest.csv.'
Note: At the bottom of the dialog box a message similar to the following is displayed. As you make your selections the description dynamically reflects your choices making it more helpful in explaining exactly the the report you are about to run. The [variables] are displayed in bold to highlight where changes are made as you make your choices.
Your report will usually be generated [select frequency] by 12:00 PM UTC in the [select S3 bucket] bucket with the filename [frequency]_[report name].csv. No email notification will be sent when the report is generated.
Take the following steps to run a On Demand report.
Click the Submit action button when ready
Take the following steps to setup a periodic report.
Click the create periodic report action button
There following lists out additional actions you may take when running periodic reports.
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