Email Reports

As a CloudWisdom user, you can opt-in to receiving email reports through your account profile. Email Reports enable you to stay up-to-date on cost trends, high-event elements, and recommendations for your environments without having to log in to CloudWisdom. Selecting any of the links within the email opens CloudWisdom to the appropriate section.

Available Reports

There are five main email reports available for you to enable:

  • Weekly EC2 Recommendation Report
  • CloudWisdom Daily Report
  • Daily AWS Services Cost Report
  • Daily Unattached EBS Report
  • Daily EBS volumes on stopped EC2s

Email Schedule

CloudWisdom Daily Reports are generated after business hours (EST) and then sent the following day at 10:00 AM EST. AWS Services Cost Report are sent daily at 08:30 AM EST. Weekly EC2 Recommendation Reports for the previous week are typically sent on Sundays or Mondays. Daily Unattached EBS Reports and Daily EBS volumes on stopped EC2s are sent daily at 11:00 PM EST.

Weekly EC2 Recommendation Report

How to generate a recommendation report and subscribe to weekly emails:

  1. Navigate to Cost Management > Right Sizing.
  2. Select the EC2 Recommendation tab.
  3. Select Configure to create a new report.
  4. Complete steps 1-5 in the report creation modal.
  5. Select Apply. This generates an unsaved report.
  6. Select SAVE AS….
  7. Input a Name for the report.
  8. Toggle Send Weekly Email to active.
  9. Confirm your email address or select one from the dropdown. send-weekly-email

You can unsubscribe from the weekly email report by editing the saved report and disabling the Send Weekly Email toggle.

CloudWisdom Daily Report (per user account)

How to enable the CloudWisdom Daily Report through your account settings.

  1. Navigate to User Settings > Profile.
  2. Toggle Daily Report Email to active. daily-report-email

Daily AWS Services Cost Report

Your Account must have the AWS Cost Explorer API enabled before being able to send an email.

How to generate a AWS Services Report and subscribe to weekly emails:

  1. Navigate to Cost Management > Bill Analysis.
  2. Select Configure to create a new report.
  3. Complete steps 1-5 in the report creation modal.
  4. Select Apply. This generates an unsaved report.
  5. Select SAVE AS….
  6. Input a Name for the report.
  7. Toggle Send Weekly Email to active.
  8. Confirm your email address or select one from the dropdown. aws-services-report

Daily Unattached EBS Report

How to subscribe to daily Unattached EBS Report emails:

  1. Navigate to Cost Management.
  2. Scroll to the Unattached EBS card.
  3. Toggle Enable Daily Email. unattached-ebs-daily-emails

Daily EBS volumes on stopped EC2s

How to subscribe to daily EBS volumes on stopped EC2s emails:

  1. Navigate to Cost Management.
  2. Scroll to the EBS volumes on stopped EC2s card.
  3. Toggle Enable Daily Email. ebs-daily-emails