In Cost dashboard, users can view cost data at a glance through a default dashboard or a custom dashboard with any combination of widgets.

Default Dashboard

Below is a dashboard that is currently provided by default:

Monthly cost statistics

This is a dashboard that charts costs that occurred in the cloud and that shows the status of budget use based on diverse group statistics.


CDN and traffic cost

This is a dashboard that charts data transfers and the status of costs that occurred status of AWS Data-Transfer and AWS CloudFront.


Creating a dashboard

(1) Click the [Create dashboard] icon button in the left menu list on the [Cost Explorer > Dashboard] page.


(2) Enter the [Create dashboard] page and select a template to be applied to a new dashboard.

(2-1) You can select the default template provided by Cloudforet or clone an existing dashboard.


(2-2) When duplicating an existing dashboard, you can choose whether to include filters applied to that dashboard as well.


(3) Select exposure method. My dashboard is visible only to a user, and public is visible to all users with view permission on the [Cost Explorer > Dashboard] page.


(4) Click the [Create] button.

Delete dashboard

(1) Select the dashboard you want to delete from the dashboard list on the left.


(2) Click the [Settings] icon button next to the selected dashboard name, and then select [Delete] from the dropdown.


(3) Click the [OK] button in the [Delete dashboard] modal dialog to delete the dashboard.


Edit dashboard

If you click the [Edit] button on the right side of the dashboard page, you can enter the dashboard edit page and edit dashboard names or widgets.


Editing the dashboard name

You can edit names of dashboards in the input form at the top.


Adding widgets

There are two widgets you can add: default and custom widgets. Default widgets are widgets that can be created with widget templates provided by Cloudforet, and custom widgets are widgets based on queries and created on the [Cost Explorer > Cost analysis] page.

Adding a default widget

(1) Click the [Add widget] button on the right.


(2) Select the [Basic] tab in the [Add new widget] modal dialog.

(2-1) Select a template from the [Widget template] list on the left.


(2-2) Enter the [Name] of the widget. Depending on the widget type, you may need to select [Group statistics].


(3) Click the [OK] button to finish adding the widget.

Adding a custom widget

(1) Click the [Add widget] button on the right.


(2) Select the [Custom] tab in the [Add new widget] modal dialog.

(2-1) In the [Cost analysis query] list at the bottom left, click the [Add to custom widget] button of the query you want to apply to the custom widget.


(2-2) When the added custom widget appears in the [Widget template] list at the top left, select it.


(2-3) Enter a name for the widget.


(2-4) Click the [OK] button to finish adding the widget.

Changing the order of widgets

You can change the order by dragging and dropping the [Reorder] icon button to the left of the widget name in the widget list.


Editing a widget

(1) Click the [Edit] icon button in the upper right corner of the widget.


(2) After editing the widget name or group statistics, click the [OK] button.


Deleting a widget

(1) Click the [Delete] icon button in the upper right corner of the widget.


(2) When the [Delete widget] modal dialog opens, click the [OK] button.


Dashboard settings

Editing the dashboard name

(1) Click the [Edit] icon button next to the dashboard title.


(2) After changing the name of the dashboard, click the [OK] button.


Filtering settings

By setting the filter, you can view data on the dashboard by filtering it by the criteria you want.

(1) Click the [Filter] icon button at the top of the dashboard.


(2) After selecting the desired filter, click the [OK] button.


Setting up duration

You can select the duration menu from the [Duration] dropdown at the top right of the dashboard, or set the duration directly through the [Select duration] menu.


If you set the duration directly, you can set the interval on a monthly basis for up to 12 months.


If you check the [Fix date] option on the left of the [Duration] drop-down, the set date is maintained even when refreshed.


Exchange rate settings

You can select the exchange rate from the [Exchange rate] dropdown at the top right of the dashboard. When selected, data in all charts and tables is converted to the corresponding exchange rate and displayed.


Home dashboard settings

If you set a specific dashboard as your home dashboard, you will be taken directly to that dashboard page when you enter the [Cost Explorer > Dashboard] page. Information at home dashboard settings is stored in your browser and not shared with other users.


Duplicating the dashboard

You can access the [Duplicate] menu by clicking the [More] icon button next to the dashboard title. cost-dashboard-duplicate-dashboard-01

You can set the following items in the dashboard duplication form.


  • Dashboard name
  • Whether to duplicate the filter: If you enable this option, data including the filter settings on the dashboard will be duplicated.
  • Dashboard exposure method: Choose between public and my dashboard.

Downloading a dashboard as a PDF

You can download a dashboard as a PDF file by clicking the [Download] icon button at the top right of the dashboard.