Cost Estimation

The /costEstimation resource collection allows you to calculate the estimated monthly cost of using Microsoft Azure resources to protect Azure VMs. The estimated cost is available if you specified the backup schedule in backup policy settings.

Collection URL

The resource collection is located at the following URL:

https://<hostname>/api/v2/costEstimation

Cost EstimationCollection Representation

Request Body:

{

 "priority": 1,

 "tenantId": "3e924ba9-93bc-40d5-8a47-33f07b239a52",

 "regions": [

     {

        "regionId":"northeurope"

     },

     {

        "regionId":"ukwest"

     },

     {

        "regionId":"westeurope"

     }

 ],

 "selectedItems": {

   "subscriptions": [],

   "tags": [],

   "resourceGroups": [],

   "virtualMachines": [

     {

           "id":"ej43ifg58cgjs8e9cod74ye6cbwm5nttf6ijzk64rshqoip1abqy"

        },

        {

           "id":"g344t5o8hgxgyp9r5bxqsn1aom88kjsc3hjnk3o8umzdptc3w3ey"

        }

   ]

 },

 "excludedItems": {

   "virtualMachines": []

 },

 "name": "backup policy-01",

 "description": "created by Default Admin",

 "retrySettings": {

   "retryCount": 6

 },

 "policyNotificationSettings": {

   "recipient": "adminc@tech.local",

   "notifyOnSuccess": true,

   "notifyOnWarning": true,

   "notifyOnFailure": true

 },

 "isEnabled": true,

 "backupType": "AllSubscriptions",

 "snapshotSettings": {

   "additionalTags": [

     {

       "name": "dept-01",

       "value": "Department1"

     }

   ],

   "copyOriginalTags": true,

   "applicationAwareSnapshot": false,

   "userScripts": {

     "windows": {

       "scriptsEnabled": false,

       "preScriptPath": "",

       "preScriptArguments": "",

       "postScriptPath": "",

       "postScriptArguments": "",

       "repositorySnapshotsOnly": ,

       "ignoreExitCodes": ,

       "ignoreMissingScripts":

     },

     "linux": {

       "scriptsEnabled": false,

       "preScriptPath": "",

       "preScriptArguments": "",

       "postScriptPath": "",

       "postScriptArguments": "",

       "repositorySnapshotsOnly": ,

       "ignoreExitCodes": true,

       "ignoreMissingScripts":

     }

   }

 },

 "dailySchedule": {

   "dailyType": "Everyday",

   "selectedDays": [

     "Sunday"

   ],

   "runsPerHour": 1,

   "snapshotSchedule": {

     "hours": [

       20:00:00

     ],

     "snapshotsToKeep": 7

   },

   "backupSchedule": {

     "hours": [

       20:00:00

     ],

     "retention": {

       "timeRetentionDuration": 2,

       "retentionDurationType": "Days"

     },

     "targetRepositoryId": "14"

   }

 },

 "weeklySchedule": {

   "startTime": 0,

   "snapshotSchedule": {

     "selectedDays": [

       "Sunday"

     ],

     "snapshotsToKeep": 0

   },

   "backupSchedule": {

     "selectedDays": [

       "Sunday"

     ],

     "retention": {

       "timeRetentionDuration": 0,

       "retentionDurationType": "Days"

     },

     "targetRepositoryId": "14"

   }

 },

 "monthlySchedule": {

   "startTime": 20:00:00,

   "type": "First",

   "dayOfWeek": "Sunday",

   "dayOfMonth": 1,

   "monthlyLastDay": true,

   "snapshotSchedule": {

     "selectedMonths": [

       "January"

     ],

     "snapshotsToKeep": 0

   },

   "backupSchedule": {

     "selectedMonths": [

       "January"

     ],

     "retention": {

       "timeRetentionDuration": 0,

       "retentionDurationType": "Days"

     },

     "targetRepositoryId": "14"

   }

 },

 "yearlySchedule": {

   "startTime": 0,

   "month": "January",

   "type": "First",

   "dayOfWeek": "Sunday",

   "dayOfMonth": 0,

   "yearlyLastDay": true,

   "retentionYearsCount": 0,

   "targetRepositoryId": "string"

 }

}

 

Response:

200

 

Response Body:

{

 "metadata": {

   "totals": {

     "totalCosts": {

       "pricePerMonth": {

         "value": 133.15584213161907,

         "type": "Valid"

       },

       "warnings": []

     },

     "totalSnapshotCosts": {

       "pricePerMonth": {

         "value": 14.700000000000001,

         "type": "Valid"

       },

       "warnings": []

     },

     "totalBackupCosts": {

       "pricePerMonth": {

         "value": 2.3619445218835025,

         "type": "Valid"

       },

       "warnings": []

     },

     "totalTrafficCosts": {

       "pricePerMonth": {

         "value": 115.40550232315063,

         "type": "Valid"

       },

       "warnings": []

     },

     "totalTransactionCosts": {

       "pricePerMonth": {

         "value": 0.6883952865849224,

         "type": "Valid"

       },

       "warnings": []

     }

   },

   "assumptions": {

     "diskOccupiedSizeRatio": 0.7,

     "dailyChurnRatio": 0.03,

     "dataCompressionRatio": 2

   },

   "warningGroups": [

     {

       "type": "StorageCouldBeCheaper",

       "text": "There are more cost-effective storage account alternatives than Standard_RAGRS, for example Standard_LRS.",

       "warnings": [

         {

           "id": "StorageCouldBeCheaper_7201feeca16d2c15e8a0b0cce8f43a2a",

           "protectedItemHashIds": [],

           "schedules": [

             "Daily"

           ],

           "text": "There are more cost-effective storage account alternatives than Standard_RAGRS, for example Standard_LRS."

         }

       ]

     }

   ],

   "currencyIsoCode": "USD"

 },

 "offset": 0,

 "limit": 30,

 "totalCount": 2,

 "results": [

   {

     "protectedItemHashId": "1bds4myhyh4o66wzxk6ixcgp1xssgmwyhremj1su6ixj6p4snrny",

     "name": "rep-vm1",

     "snapshotCost": {

       "pricePerMonth": {

         "value": 7.3500000000000005,

         "type": "Valid"

       },

       "meters": [

         {

           "resource": {

             "name": "rep-vm1_disk1_94bce520eee044358e842ad7d36c025d",

             "hashId": "duprymsckjawm1zxi1oatpmrinqqom3wamxm7gr7kto9h7xjn54y",

             "resourceId": "/subscriptions/3a9a8330-7bbc-4b03-9c68-15d674fbc809/resourcegroups/-resourcegroup/providers/microsoft.compute/disks/-server_disk1_94bce520eee044358e842ad7d36c025d",

             "size": 30

           },

           "meterId": "5590d778-a6e7-40ec-bc83-c1440ed75c75",

           "description": "LrsSnapshots/StandardHddManagedDisks",

           "unitPrice": 0.05,

           "unit": "OneGb",

           "quantityUsed": 147

         }

       ],

       "warnings": []

     },

     "backupCost": {

       "pricePerMonth": {

         "value": 1.1809722609417512,

         "type": "Valid"

       },

       "meters": [

         {

           "resource": {

             "name": "rep-vm2",

             "hashId": "rep-vm2_disk1_94bce520eee044358e842ad7d36c025d",

             "resourceId": "/subscriptions/3a9a8330-7bbc-4b03-9c68-15d674fbc809/resourcegroups/-resourcegroup/providers/microsoft.compute/disks/rep-vm2_disk1_94bce520eee044358e842ad7d36c025d",

             "size": 30

           },

           "meterId": "0623400b-f198-453e-b090-f09555b18e6a",

           "description": "Data Stored",

           "unitPrice": 0.049,

           "unit": "OneGbPerMonth",

           "quantityUsed": 17.11554001364857

              },

       ],

       "warnings": []

     },

     "trafficCost": {

       "pricePerMonth": {

         "value": 57.702751161575314,

         "type": "Valid"

       },

       "meters": [

         {

           "resource": {

             "name": "-server_disk1_94bce520eee044358e842ad7d36c025d",

             "hashId": "duprymsckjawm1zxi1oatpmrinqqom3wamxm7gr7kto9h7xjn54y",

             "resourceId": "/subscriptions/3a9a8330-7bbc-4b03-9c68-15d674fbc809/resourcegroups/-resourcegroup/providers/microsoft.compute/disks/-server_disk1_94bce520eee044358e842ad7d36c025d",

             "size": 30

           },

           "meterId": "9995d93a-7d35-4d3f-9c69-7a7fea447ef4",

           "description": "Zone1/DataTransferOut",

           "unitPrice": 0.087,

           "unit": "OneGb",

           "quantityUsed": 663.2500133514404

         }

       ],

       "warnings": []

     },

     "transactionCost": {

       "pricePerMonth": {

         "value": 0.3441976432924612,

         "type": "Valid"

       },

       "meters": [

         {

           "resource": {

             "name": "-server_disk1_94bce520eee044358e842ad7d36c025d",

             "hashId": "duprymsckjawm1zxi1oatpmrinqqom3wamxm7gr7kto9h7xjn54y",

             "resourceId": "/subscriptions/3a9a8330-7bbc-4b03-9c68-15d674fbc809/resourcegroups/-resourcegroup/providers/microsoft.compute/disks/-server_disk1_94bce520eee044358e842ad7d36c025d",

             "size": 30

           },

           "meterId": "3fa85f64-5717-4562-b3fc-2c963f66afa6",

           "description": "Write Operations",

           "unitPrice": 0.108,

           "unit": "OneGb",

           "quantityUsed": 3.125057311304348

         }

       ],

       "warnings": []

     },

     "totalPerMonth": {

       "pricePerMonth": {

         "value": 6.57792106580953,

         "type": "Valid"

       },

       "warnings": []

     },

     "warnings": []

   }

 ],

 "_links": {}

}

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