Costs and resources

The DCD currently offers only little information on invoices and billing.

As a contract owner or administrator, you can:

The IONOS Billing API provides you with extensive billing data which you can retrieve and process yourself.

For information and tutorials see DevOps Central.

Checking costs

The Account Management of the DCD offers contract owners and administrators the option to check the estimated costs to be expected for the next invoice.

The costs displayed in the DCD are a non-binding extrapolation based on your resource allocation since the last invoice. Please refer to your invoice for the actual costs.

Prerequisites

  • You are logged on to the DCD. (?)​

  • You are the contract owner or an administrator. (?)​

How to check costs

  • In the Account Management, open the Cost and Usage tab.

    The amount expected to be due for the next invoice (excluding VAT) is displayed.

Checking the resource allocation of an account

In order to see how much of the resources available to your account is already in use, you can refer to the resource allocation overview on the start page of the DCD.

In the DCD it is not yet possible to retrieve usage information since last settlement.

For more detailed billing data including past invoices, you can access the and retrieve data for further processing.

Prerequisites

  • You are logged on to the DCD. (?)​

  • You are the contract owner or an administrator. (?)​

How to check resource allocation of an account

  • Open the start page of the DCD.

    In the Resource Allocation you can see how much of the available resources are already in use.

Viewing invoices

It is not possible to access invoices in the DCD. You can, however, use the IONOS Billing API to retrieve invoices of your account for up to 12 previous months.

For information and tutorials see DevOps Central.

It is also possible to check the estimated costs to be expected for the current accounting period.