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General availability: Microsoft Cost Details API for EA and MCA customers

Published date: July 25, 2022

The Cost Details API is now generally available for use by EA and MCA customers. This API provides on-demand download of the granular cost details (formerly referred to as usage details) associated with your Microsoft charges. The API replaces all existing Usage Details APIs and provides data for charges in your invoice. For customers with MCA agreements this includes Microsoft 365, Dynamics 365, Power Platform and Azure charges. This API is the go-to solution, along with Exports, for ingesting the raw cost data needed to build any custom reporting solution. To learn more about how to call the Cost Details API, please see get small cost datasets on demand.

Customers that are not using Exports or the Cost Details API should migrate to one of these solutions moving forward. To learn more about which solution is best for your scenario, see picking a cost details solution.

Migrating to the new solutions

The EA Reporting APIs and the Consumption Usage Details API are no longer actively being developed. We strongly recommend migrating off of these APIs as soon as possible. A retirement announcement will be made in the future with formal timelines for when the APIs will be turned off.

When assessing the migration off of existing usage details solutions, please use the documents below as a reference point.

Please note that pay-as-you-go, MSDN and Visual Studio customers who are not a part of either an Enterprise Agreement or Microsoft Customer Agreement should continue using the Consumption Usage Details API.

  • Microsoft Cost Management
  • Features
  • Management