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Cost Management

Microsoft Azure Cost Management helps you effectively monitor, control, and optimize cloud costs across your organization. Learn more in the Cost Management documentation.

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  1. Update daily export to match invoice

    When my invoice is generated/sent some costs are reduced compared to what was previously shown in cost management. After invoice has been sent the older data in cost management is updated to match the invoice.
    However, I want to export my costs to blob. But since the schedule export function, for example "Daily export of billing-period-to-date costs" exports current billing period the cost reductions are never exported. The only workaround Ive found is to use API and reexport data from the previous billing period, but that is much more complicated than the schedule export feature.

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  2. Schedule Export error

    I keep getting this unhelpful error when trying to schedule an export of costs now.
    I have previously successfully scheduled exports of costs twice but now I just get this error.

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  3. Removing and adding a new "Tag" filter inside Cost Analysis breaks the filter menus

    Inside the Azure Cost Management -> Cost Analysis main page, I want to create multiple shared views.

    So I start with the default "Accumulated costs" view, and add a filter. I choose Tag type, and then my Tag name, and finally my desired Value. The cost data reflects the filter correctly. I save the view as a new shared view.

    I then EITHER:
    1) Clear the tag filter by clicking the little red "x" next to the filter, OR
    2) Select the default "Accumulated costs" view to reset the view.

    Here's where the bug shows up. When I add a…

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  4. コストの表示ができません

    コストの表示がNaNになり、確認できません。
    マウスカーソルを合わせると(hover)、確認できますが、この値は正しい料金ですか?

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  5. DOn't charge so much money for VMs that are clearly being used as POC or testing machines

    You have a massive amount of AI aimed at your own cloud. When it is clear to your AI that a VM was in existence for a short period of time and obviously not used as a continuous production machine, you should factor that into your billing mechanism and charge a rate that recognizes non-production usage. You make it really expensive to use your cloud for POC testing. You are much more expensive than other clouds for POC testing.

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  6. Hi, very often the cost management app fails to refresh data, error in the details

    Processing error: We cannot convert the value null to type Record.
    Cluster URI: WABI-NORTH-EUROPE-redirect.analysis.windows.net
    Activity ID: 1c509d46-1404-45e9-a886-baa89e730705
    Request ID: a660fd60-b821-5e09-0021-8f43171d088c
    Time: 2021-02-08 07:58:16Z

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  7. When transferring ownership, the new owner must be able to access all past invoices.

    When transferring ownership, the new owner must be able to access all past invoices. At the moment, the new owner is unable to access any of the past invoices and must open a support case to request past invoices. That is not acceptable.

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  8. Cost Analysis (Preview) not able to empty filter to select one.

    When using the preview view in Cost Analysis I'm not able to select one value in a filter without having everything disappear.

    Example: I have hundreds of values I can select from, but I only want to show the ones with the tag "Feeds".
    By default when I open the filter for the specific column, all values are pre filled. When I uncheck the (Select all) box all results and filters disappear and I'm unable to select any.

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  9. Cost Management API accepts anything in billingperiod name scope

    When using the billing period scope it is possible to write anything and the API will reply 202 and Location in the reply header. I would expect it to to reply with a 404 - not found.

    Incidently in the first few days of September the API would return a 404 when asking for the billingperiod for September. By accident I found that writing an invalid billing period it would return data for the current month

    ex. below is a valid request (subscription id is a random guid i created)

    https://management.azure.com/subscriptions/827f69f5-82d3-4233-92e0-e79a6e5a4bf8
    /providers/Microsoft.Billing/billingPeriods/icanwriteanythinghere/providers/Microsoft.Consumption/usageDetails/download?api-version=2019-11-01&metric=AmortizedCost&ln=en

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  10. why i deleted all services but current cost is still increasing? how to delete my account? i don't need to use it

    why i deleted all services but current cost is still increasing? how to delete my account? i don't need to use it

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  11. Billing scope should honor tenant auth token and RBAC

    When using cost analysis and setting the scope, I can see, able to drill down to, and get all the cost details of other billing scopes that the account I used to login to the portal with, does not have any permissions on.
    Though the same account is invited to other tenants (B2B), it seems that the authentication token (and RBAC) are not not honored when showing ACM data.
    IMO, I shouldn't be able to see costs data on subscriptions (and moreover, on subscriptions from other tenants) when the account I'm logged in with, doesn't have any permissions on them.

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  12. Format the "Saving" column to be like the "Cost with RI" column.

    In the Azure Cost Management App template...
    On the tab called "RI Savings"...

    Format the "Savings" column to be "$xx,***.00" instead of "$xxxxx.00". (Add commas for clear format of dollar amounts.)

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  13. Fix the column sorting on the Azure Cost Management App template

    The column called "Recommended Quantity Normalized" is sorted as text instead of as number values. Change the column data type to be numbers instead of text so that the column header sorting is done via numbers.

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  14. I opened a business account in error a couple years ago

    The business account still has an old credit card tagged to it. MS long ago cancelled the business account but my MS keeps taking me there and won't fix anything. I need the old credit card on file cancelled. There is no help for that but, it is screwing up my computer.

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