How to enable detail billing on AWS

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AWS generate detailed billing reports that break down your costs by the hour, day, or month; or by each account in your organization; or by product or product resource, or by tags that you define yourself. This walk through shows how to enable detail billing on your account.

1. Create a s3 bucket to save the billing data

2. Navigate to Billing preferences

3. Select Receive Billing Report and enter the bucket name under Save to the bucket:, before you hit save click on the sample policy and copy the sample policy.

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4.  Go back to s3 bucket explorer and select the same bucket, click on edit bucket policy and paste the text from sample policy.

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5.  Navigate back to Billing preferences, select all the highlighted option below and hit Save preferences .

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