Enterprise use case implementation of the Chargeback API

This topic presents enterprise use case implementations of the Chargeback API with the help of a set of possible use cases.

Each of the following use cases contains an example in an effort to clarify the use of the Chargeback the API.

Configuring the chargeback model

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Use case title

Use case description

Use Case 1

Create a basic cost object

Create a basic cost object.

Use Case 2

Create a Chargeback cost model template

Create a model template.

Use Case 3

Create a synchronized Chargeback model

Create a model that is synchronized with the BMC TrueSight Capacity Optimization domain tree.

Use Case 4

Add cost rates to a Chargeback model

Add costs rate to an existing model.

Use Case 5

Promote a cost model to golden

Promote a model to golden. This way, the Chargeback Store Task collects cost metrics for the model.

Use Case 6

Allocate a cost object to a target

Manually create an allocation between a cost object and a target.

Use Case 7

Search a composite cost object

Search an instance of a composite cost object using lookup information.

Executing a chargeback model

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Use case title

Use case description

Use Case 8

Execute a model

Execute a model in a specified period.

Use Case 9

Check the status of an execution

Check the status of an execution.

Retrieving results of a chargeback model execution

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Use case title

Use case description

Use Case 10

Retrieve result of a previous execution

Retrieve an existing result of a model execution.

Use Case 11

Retrieve the last result of a model

Retrieve the last calculated result of a model.

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