Anti-Bot Service adopts the subscription billing method.

Billing method

Billing item: Depends on the subscription package.

Payment method: Subscription.

Billing period: The service is billed monthly or annually based on your order. A bill is generated each time you place an order.

Subscription period: Depends on the purchase date and subscription duration. You can select one of the following subscription durations: one month, three months, six months, one year, two years, and three years.

Expiration: The service stops automatically when the subscription period ends.
  • You will receive reminder emails or texts seven days before the expiration date. If you do not renew your subscription before the expiration date, Anti-Bot Service will stop protecting your site when the subscription period ends.
  • After the subscription period ends, your Anti-Bot Service configurations will be retained for seven days. If you renew your subscription within these seven days, you can continue to use the previous configurations. Otherwise, you must buy a new Anti-Bot instance and configure the instance from scratch to resume the service.

Pricing

The prices of Anti-Bot instances depend on the region and protection module.
Required Protection module Description Default specification Pricing
Mainland China Regions outside mainland China
USD/Year USD/Month USD/Year USD/Month
Yes Basic defense Provides basic protection against bot attacks for web pages, HTML5, mobile apps, and API services.
  • You can create custom rules to filter requests based on specific parameters.
  • You can limit the number of requests to specific URLs based on the IP address, cookie, or header fields of the request.
  • You can use multiple JavaScript-based actions to handle suspicious requests, such as human recognition, slider captcha, and intercept.
  • You can use data risk control to protect service APIs from exploitation and misuse.
  • You can view protection reports and risk monitoring results.
  • Supports HTTP, HTTPS, HTTP/2, and WebSocket.
  • Supports ports 80/8080 and 443/8443, and up to 50 non-standard ports.
  • Domains: You can add one TLD and up to nine subdomains or wildcard domains.
    Note To add more TLDs, additional fees are charged.
    Price for each additional TLD:
    • Mainland China: USD 235.85 per month
    • Regions outside mainland China: USD 353.77 per month
  • Service request rate: 500 QPS
    Note If your service request rate exceeds the default limit, additional fees are charged.
    Price for each additional 100 QPS:
    • Mainland China: USD 125.79 per month
    • Regions outside mainland China: USD 188.68 per month
  • Service bandwidth: 100 Mbit/s for services on Alibaba Cloud. 10 Mbit/s for services that are not deployed on Alibaba Cloud.
    Note If your service bandwidth exceeds the default limit, additional fees are charged.
    Price for each additional 100 Mbit/s:
    • Mainland China: USD 125.79 per month
    • Regions outside mainland China: USD 188.68 per month
8,490.57 707.55 12,735.85 1,061.32
No Bot intelligence Provides large amounts of cyber threat intelligence and updates protection policies against mass attacks. Intelligence sources:
  • The malicious IP library and fingerprint database maintained by Alibaba Group, which has years of experience in network security.
  • Threat intelligence such as information about data centers, web crawler libraries, and harassing phone calls.
  • Intelligence about bot attacks in the security industry.
- 8,490.57 707.55 12,735.85 1,061.32
No App protection Provides your app with enhanced protection against bot traffic through SDK integration.
  • You can integrate your app with the Anti-Bot SDK by following the integration guide.
  • You can establish secure connections between your app and the server, and ensure that only requests from legitimate devices are forwarded to the server.
  • You can access the fingerprint database maintained by Alibaba Group, which contains over one billion records of malicious devices.
  • You can easily identify more than 10 types of dangerous devices, such as emulators and high-risk devices.
- 11,320.80 943.40 16,981.20 1,415.10
No Intelligent algorithms You can use a machine learning algorithm to analyze your workload patterns and detect bot traffic accurately.

You can customize your algorithm through deep learning and combine the algorithm with other protection modules to detect and handle bot traffic with more granularity. This dramatically improves protection capabilities.

By default, you can customize one algorithm, which supports a maximum request rate of 500 QPS. You can add more algorithms and increase the maximum request rate based on your needs.
  • Price for each additional algorithm:
    • Mainland China: USD 786.17 per month
    • Regions outside mainland China: USD 1,179.24 per month
  • Price for each additional 100 QPS per algorithm:
    • Mainland China: USD 157.24 per month
    • Regions outside mainland China: USD 235.84 per month
9,433.96 786.16 14,150.94 1,179.25
No Managed Security Service You can directly talk to our technical support professionals about anti-bot protection by joining an exclusive DingTalk group.
  • Basic service: Provides consultation and technical support to help you configure Anti-Bot instances, including configurations of domains and related products.
  • Value-added services: Helps you analyze the traffic patterns of bot attacks and provides custom protection policies in a timely manner. This also helps to minimize the negative effects of the attacks on your business.
    Note Service availability: 8 hours × 5 days. Guaranteed response within 30 minutes.
- 56,603.76 4,716.98 84,905.64 7,075.47

Recommended configurations

We recommend that you choose one of the following configurations based on your workload type.
  • Websites: Basic defense and bot intelligence.
  • Apps: Basic defense and App protection
  • Websites and apps: Basic defense, bot intelligence, and App protection
Note If your workload needs a more sophisticated bot protection solution, we recommend that you also use intelligent algorithms or Managed Security Service.