Monitor your costs against a specified dollar amount and receive alerts on a daily basis.
Use cases - everyday report to Managers, CFO, Cloud Administrator
AWS Account - User administrative privileges or with minimum access to the Budget (Limited: Read, Write)
You should have a budget setup on Billing & Cost Management Dashboard.
Also Make sure you create budget alert on root account if you are using ControlTower
For this tutorial i will be creating both budget and Budget reports.
Create a budget
|- Login to Aws Account and go to Billing , or click username on the right top area and then click Billing Dashboard|
|- Now click on to Budget and click Create Budgets|
|- Select Cost Budget|
|- Select Period as Monthly(there are options available for Daily, Monthly, Annualy - Keep it as Recurring budget - Choose how to budget as Fixed - Enter your budgeted amount|
|-** Name your Budget and click **Next|
|Click on add a threshold ,set 80% **as your threshold also enter the **Email recipients (alternatively you can add SNS arn if you have one). Click Next **and **Create Budget|
Creating a daily budget report
|- Go back to Billing Console and click Budgets Reports then click Create budget report|
|- Select the newly created budget keep Delivery settings as Daily.|
|Report frequency as Daily , and enter the email address of recipients. Finally give a name and click Create budget Report|
🎉Congratulations🎉 you have successfully created a daily budget alert for you AWS infrastructure.