RI Opportunities Report



The RI Opportunities Report provides information about the number of new RIs that must be purchased and the potential savings that can be achieved as a result of the purchase. This report contains the following:

  • Purchase report

  • Savings report

Purchase Report

This report appears as a header and provides an overview of the total RIs to be purchased, the total number of on-demand hours (across instance types), and potential savings.

Savings Report

This report presents the following data in a tabular format. You can filter this table using the Filter option.

  • Individual instance types to be purchased

  • Number of on-demand hours that the instance types are currently running

  • Recommended instances to be purchased

  • Type of RIs that can be purchased. This is a dropdown list. Depending on your selection, the savings and discount (in the Discounts field) vary.

The following table explains the significant aspects of the Savings Report.


RI Opportunities

The opportunities present across the organization.

Excess On Demand Hours

Instance hours that ran at on-demand rates, not covered by RI subscription.

Potential Savings

Savings that can be achieved by moving to RI.


Allows you to send the report via email to recipients on the fixed date.


Downloads the report in a .csv format.

Average Monthly Excess On Demand Hours

Number of on-demand hours that were purchased each month for an instance.


Recommended instance type and payment method.


Discount that can be availed as of date if the recommended RI is chosen.

Scheduling Reports

The Scheduler icon allows you to schedule report generation periodically on a fixed date or at intervals. To create a schedule, do the following:

  1. Click the Scheduler icon. The Schedule New Report Name dialog appears.

  2. Do the following:

    1. Enter a name for the schedule.

    2. Choose filtering options for the schedule from the Filtered By field. The information in this field is populated when you save the filtering options as described in the Advanced Filtering Options section. You can choose to select a filter or leave the field empty.

    3. Choose the date range.

    4. Select the recipients the report must be sent to.

    5. Specify the start date.

    6. Toggle on the Recurrence button to send the report at intervals.

    7. In the Repeats Every area, specify the number of times the report must be sent to the recipients and choose the interval – Daily or Weekly. if you choose Weekly, you can also specify the days of the week when the report is sent.

    8. Select the period to end the schedule. The options are:

      1. NeverSend report forever or until the schedule is deleted.

      2. On – Date when the report should be sent.

      3. After – Number of occurrences after which the report is not scheduled.

  3. Click Save. The report is displayed in the Scheduled Report Name dialog as shown in the sample screenshot below.

    Optionally, you can use the Edit option in the Actions column to make changes to the schedule. You can also delete the report using the Delete option.

    Click Done to close the dialog.

The following screenshot displays a sample email format of the report.

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