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This reference provides descriptions of the low-level AWS Marketplace Metering Service API.
AWS Marketplace sellers can use this API to submit usage data for custom usage dimensions.
For information on the permissions you need to use this API, see AWS Marketplace metering and entitlement API permissions in the AWS Marketplace Seller Guide.
Submitting Metering Records
MeterUsageis called from an EC2 instance or a container running on EKS or ECS.
BatchMeterUsageis called from a software-as-a-service (SaaS) application.
Accepting New Customers
CustomerIdentifieralong with the
Entitlement and Metering for Paid Container Products
RegisterUsageoperation for software entitlement and metering. Free and BYOL products for Amazon ECS or Amazon EKS aren’t required to call
RegisterUsage, but you can do so if you want to receive usage data in your seller reports. For more information on using the
RegisterUsageoperation, see Container-Based Products .
BatchMeterUsageAPI calls are captured by AWS CloudTrail. You can use Cloudtrail to verify that the SaaS metering records that you sent are accurate by searching for records with the
BatchMeterUsage. You can also use CloudTrail to audit records over time. For more information, see the * AWS CloudTrail User Guide .*