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The Azure Site Recovery Deployment Planner report provides the cost estimate summary inrecommendationsworksheets and detailed analysis of costs in the Cost Estimate worksheet. It has detailed analysis of costs per VM.
Cost estimate summary
The chart shows the summary view of the estimated total disaster recovery (DR) cost for Azure for the target region you chose and the currency you specified for reporting.
The summary helps you understand the cost you must pay for storage, compute, network, and license when protecting your virtual machines backed by Azure Site Recovery. The cost is calculated for supported virtual machines and not for all profiled virtual machines.
You can see monthly or annual cost. learn more aboutSupported target regionsysupported currencies.
component cost: The total cost of DR is divided into four components: compute, storage, network, and Site Recovery license cost. The cost is calculated based on the consumption incurred during replication and at the time of the disaster recovery simulation. Compute, storage (premium and standard), ExpressRoute/VPN configured between on-premises site and Azure, and Site Recovery license are used for calculations.
cost by states: The Total Cost of Disaster Recovery (DR) category is based on two different states: Replication and DR Simulation.
replication cost: The cost incurred during replication. Covers the cost of the Site Recovery storage, network, and license.
DR-Cost of Drilling– The cost incurred during test failovers. Site Recovery activates virtual machines during test failover. The cost of DR-drill covers the compute and storage costs of the running VMs.
Azure storage cost per month/year– Total storage cost incurred for premium and standard storage for replication and disaster recovery scanning.
Detailed cost analysis
Azure pricing for compute, storage, and networking varies between Azure regions. You can generate a cost estimate report with the latest Azure pricing based on your subscription, the offer associated with your subscription, and your specified target Azure region in a specific currency. By default, the tool uses Azure West US 2 region and US dollar (USD) currency. If you use any other region and currency, the next time you generate a report without Subscription ID, Offer ID, target region and currency, the tool will use prices from the last region and target currency for cost estimation.
This section shows the Subscription ID and Offer ID that you used for reporting. If not used, it is blank.
Throughout the report, cells marked in gray are read-only. Blank cells can be modified according to your needs.
DR overhead costs per component
The first section shows the overall DR cost by component and the DR cost by state.
Calculate– The cost of IaaS virtual machines running on Azure for disaster recovery needs. Includes virtual machines created by Site Recovery during disaster recovery exercises (test failovers). Also includes virtual machines running on Azure such as SQL Server with AlwaysOn Availability Groups and domain controllers or domain name servers.
Store– The cost of consuming Azure storage for disaster recovery needs. Includes storage consumption for replication and during disaster recovery exercises.
Red: ExpressRoute and site-to-site VPN cost for disaster recovery needs.
Azure Site Recovery License– The cost of the Site Recovery license for all supported virtual machines. If you manually entered a virtual machine in the detailed cost analysis table, the Site Recovery license cost will also be included for that virtual machine.
General DR Costs by States
The total cost of DR is categorized based on two different states: replication and DR simulation.
replication: The cost incurred at the time of replication. Covers the cost of the Site Recovery storage, network, and license.
DR-Drill: The cost incurred at the time of the DR exercises. Site Recovery activates virtual machines during disaster recovery simulations. The cost of DR-drill covers the compute and storage cost of the running virtual machines.
- Total duration of DR exercises in a year = number of DR exercises x duration of each DR exercise (days)
- Average DR drilling cost (per month) = Total DR drilling cost / 12
Storage cost table
This table shows the standard and premium storage costs incurred for replication and DR drills with and without discounts.
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Select the appropriate configuration according to your requirements.
ExpressRoute: By default, the tool selects the closest ExpressRoute plan that matches the required network bandwidth for delta replication. You can change the plan according to your needs.
Tipo de gateway VPN- Select Azure VPN Gateway if you have one in your environment. By default it is NA.
destination region: Azure region specified for DR. The pricing used in the report for compute, storage, networking, and license is based on the Azure pricing for that region.
Virtual machine running on Azure
Perhaps you have a domain controller or a DNS VM or a SQL Server VM with AlwaysOn Availability Groups running in Azure for disaster recovery. You can provide the number of virtual machines and size to factor your compute cost into your total DR cost.
Apply general discount, if applicable
If you are an Azure partner or customer and are eligible for discounts off general Azure pricing, you can use this field. The tool applies the discount (in percentage) to all components.
Number of virtual machine types and compute cost (per year)
This table shows the number of Windows and non-Windows virtual machines and the DR-drill compute cost for them.
Managed disk usage– This setting specifies whether a managed disk is used at the time of disaster recovery drills. The default isSim. if you define-Use managed disksanNot, the unmanaged disk price is used for the cost calculation.
Coin: The currency in which the report is generated.
cost duration: You can view all costs for the month or the entire year.
Detailed cost analysis table
The table lists the cost breakdown for each supported virtual machine. You can also use this table to get the estimated Azure DR cost of VMs without a profile by manually adding VMs. This information is useful in cases where you need to estimate Azure costs for a new disaster recovery deployment without detailed profiling.
To add virtual machines manually:
selectinsert rowto insert a newline between theStartyfinlines
Fill in the following columns based on the approximate size of the virtual machine and the number of virtual machines that match this configuration:
an.Number of virtual machines
b.IaaS Size (your selection)
C.Standard/Premium storage type
d.Total virtual machine storage size (GB)
mi.Number of DR drills in one year
F.Duration of each DR-Drill (days)
grama.operating system type
eu.Azure Hybrid Usage Benefit
You can apply the same value to all virtual machines in the table by selectingapply to allforNumber of DR drills in one year,Duration of each DR-Drill (days),data redundancy, youAzure Hybrid Usage Benefit.
selectrecalculate costto update the cost.
virtual machine name: The name of the virtual machine.
Number of virtual machines: The number of virtual machines that match the configuration. You can update the number of existing virtual machines if a similar configuration of virtual machines is unprofiled but protected.
IaaS Scaling (Recommendation): The virtual machine role size of the compatible virtual machine recommended by the tool.
IaaS Size (your selection): By default, the size is the same as the recommended size of the virtual machine role. You can change the function according to your needs. The compute cost is based on the size of the selected virtual machine role.
storage type: The type of storage used by the virtual machine. It's standard or premium storage.
Total virtual machine storage size (GB): The total storage for the VM.
Number of DR drills in one year: The number of times you perform DR exercises in a year. By default it is four times in a year. You can modify the period for specific virtual machines or apply the new value to all virtual machines. Enter the new value in the top row and selectapply to all. Based on the number of DR exercises in a year and the duration of each DR exercise, the total cost of DR exercises is calculated.
Duration of each DR-Drill (days): The duration of each DR exercise. By default, it is 7 days out of 90 days according to theDisaster Recovery Software Warranty Benefit. You can modify the period for specific virtual machines, or you can apply a new value to all virtual machines. Enter a new value in the top row and selectapply to all. The total cost of DR exercises is calculated based on the number of DR exercises in a year and the duration of each DR exercise.
operating system type: The operating system (OS) type of the virtual machine. It's Windows or Linux. If the operating system type is Windows, the Azure Hybrid Usage Benefit can be applied to that virtual machine.
data redundancy: This can be locally redundant storage, geo-redundant storage, or geo-redundant storage with read access. The default is locally redundant storage. You can change the type based on your storage account for specific virtual machines, or you can apply the new type to all virtual machines. Change the top row type and selectapply to all. The storage cost for replication is calculated based on the selected data redundancy price.
Azure Hybrid Usage Benefit- You may apply the Azure Hybrid Usage benefit to Windows Virtual Machines, if applicable. The default isSim. You can change settings for specific virtual machines or update all virtual machines. selectapply to all.
Total Azure consumption: The cost of the compute, storage, and Site Recovery license for your DR. Depending on your selection, it displays monthly or annual cost.
Steady state replication cost: The cost of storage for replication.
Total cost of DR-Drill (average): The cost of compute and storage for DR exercises.
Azure Site Recovery license cost: The cost of the Site Recovery license.
Supported target regions
The Site Recovery Deployment Planner provides a cost estimate for the following Azure regions. If your region is not listed here, you can use any of the following regions whose price is closest to your region:
Eastus, Eastus2, Westus, Centralus, Northcentralus, Southcentralus, North Europe, West Europe, East Asia, Southeast Asia, East Japan, West Japan, East Australia, Southeast Australia, South Brazil, South India, Center from India, West India, Central Canada, Canada , westus2, westcentralus, uksouth, ukwest, central korea, south korea
The Site Recovery Deployment Planner can generate the cost report in any of the following currencies.
|ARS||Argentine peso ($)||AUD||Australian dollar ($)||BRL||Brazilian Real (BRL)|
|RUDE||Canadian Dollar ($)||swiss francs||Swiss Franc (CHF)||DKK||Danish krone (crown)|
|EUR||euros (€)||GBP||British Pound (£)||Hong Kong||Hong Kong dollar (HK$)|
|IDR||Indonesian Rupiah (Rp)||USD||Indian Rupees (₹)||Guay||Japanese yen (¥)|
|KRW||won coreano (₩)||MXN||Mexican peso (MX$)||MXN||Ringgit da Malaysia (RM$)|
|ENOUGH||Norwegian krone (kr)||NZD||New Zealand Dollar ($)||TO RUB||Russian ruble (руб)|
|EAR||Saudi Riyals (SR)||Swedish crowns||Swedish krona (kr)||TWD||Taiwanese Dollar (NT$)|
|TRY||Turkish lira (TL)||USD||US dollar ($)||ZAR||Rand sudafricano (R)|
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