Anomaly Detection
Your profile
How to update your profile, edit your role, change your notification preferences, and generate an API key
To view your profile, select your account name from the top navigation menu, then select your name at the top of the drop-down menu:
A screenshot of the profile drop-down menu
The Cloud Management Platform (CMP) will take you to your Profile page:
A screenshot of the Profile screen
The Profile page has a form that allows you to edit the following information:
  • First Name and Last Name — Your display name in the CMP
  • Job Function — Account admins can use job function to help manage your organization
  • Phone Number — Your international dialing code and local number
  • Default Dashboard — The default dashboard to display when you first log in
When you edit the value of any form field on this page, the CMP will automatically save your changes.
Admins or users with the Users Manager permission can edit any user profile.

Permissions

To view your role and associated permissions, select Permissions from the left-hand sidebar. The CMP will take you to the Permissions screen:
A screenshot of the Permissions screen
The Permissions screen includes the following information:
  • Your currently assigned role
  • A list of your role entitlements (aka permissions)
  • A list of your assigned billing profiles
Admins or users with the Users Manager permission can edit user roles.
Admins or users with the Billing Profile Admin permission can manage assigned billing profiles.

Notification preferences

To edit your notification preferences, select Notifications from the left-hand sidebar. The CMP will take you to the Notifications screen:
A screenshot of the Notifications screen
On the Notifications screen, you can opt-in or out of the following notification types:
  • New Invoices — We'll notify you every time there is a new invoice or adjustment
  • Credits Utilization — We'll let you know on 75% of your Google Cloud or AWS credits and then again when they are fully exhausted
  • Cloud Quota Utilization — Be notified every time one of your Google Cloud or AWS service quotas utilization is over 50%
  • Cost Anomalies — We'll alert you when your cloud costs don't align with the anticipated spending (configurable with Threshold and Delta)
  • Payment Due/Overdue - Get automated updates when invoices are due and overdue
    • We will send the first reminder seven days before an invoice is due
    • We will send the second reminder four days after the invoice's due date
    • We will send the third reminder 10 days after the invoice's due date
  • Cloud Known Issues — Be aware of the known infrastructure issues with Google Cloud or Amazon Web Services ahead of time
  • Daily Cost Digest — Receive a daily digest of spend vs. same period of the previous month (configurable with Daily cost digest attributions)
    Use the Daily cost digest attributions input to select which attributions you want to include in your daily digest.
    You will receive one email per selected attribution detailing:
    • Previous day's cost
    • Month to date cost (sum costs accrued in the current month)
    • Cost trend (current month cost to date vs. previous month costs for the same date)
    • Forecasted current month cost
    We will send you daily digest emails at 06:00 UTC.

Default notifications

New users are assigned default notifications tailored to their assigned role. These notifications ensure that users are informed about important events related to their job function.
Role
Default notifications
Admin
Cloud Quota Utilization Cloud Cost Anomalies Payment Due/Overdue Cloud Known Issues Daily Cost Digest
Finance User
New Invoices Cloud Cost Anomalies Payment Due/Overdue
Power User
Cloud Quota Utilization Cloud Cost Anomalies Cloud Known Issues Daily Cost Digest
Standard User
Cloud Cost Anomalies Daily Cost Digest

API key

You need an API key to use the Cloud Management Platform API.
To manage your API key, select API from the left-hand sidebar. The CMP will take you to the API screen:
A screenshot of the API screen
To generate a new API key, select the GENERATE KEY button.
After you generate your API key, copy and store it somewhere handy. We won't display your API key again after leaving the API page.
In the bottom right-hand corner of the API Key text box, you can use the icons to copy your API key to your system clipboard or download your API key as a JSON file.
To delete your API key, select the DELETE KEY button.