This topic describes how to purchase Smart Access Gateway (SAG) devices. You can use SAG devices to connect your private networks to Alibaba Cloud. After you purchase an SAG device, the system automatically creates an SAG instance. You can use the SAG instance to manage the SAG device.

Background information

The method to purchase SAG devices varies based on the area where your private network is deployed.
  • Mainland China

    You can log on to the SAG console to purchase SAG devices.

    For more information, see this topic. After you purchase an SAG device, it will be shipped within two business days. You can view the shipping status about the SAG device in the SAG console. If the SAG device is not shipped within two business days, you can submit a ticket to query the shipping status.

  • Outside mainland China
    1. You cannot purchase SAG devices in the SAG console in areas outside mainland China. For more information, submit a ticket.
    2. After you purchase SAG devices, you must log on to the SAG console to purchase bandwidth resources. For more information, see this topic.

Procedure

  1. Log on to the SAG console.
  2. In the top navigation bar, select the region.
  3. On the SAG page, choose Purchase SAG > Create SAG (CPE).
  4. On the buy page, set the following parameters and click Buy Now.
    Parameter Description
    SAG Device
    Area

    Select the area where you want to use the SAG device.

    Note If the area that you want to select is not listed on the buy page, we recommend that you select the nearest area.

    For example, if you want to use SAG devices in Thailand that is not listed on the buy page, you can select China (Hong Kong).

    Device Spec Select the model of the SAG device that you want to purchase.
    • If you set Area to Mainland China, the following SAG models are supported:
      • SAG-100WM: suitable for connecting small-scale private networks to Alibaba Cloud.
      • SAG-1000: suitable for connecting large-scale private networks to Alibaba Cloud.

      For more information, see Descriptions of SAG-100WM and Descriptions of SAG-1000.

    • If Area is not set to Mainland China, ignore this parameter.
    Have SAG Devices Already Select whether you already have an SAG device.
    • If Area is set to Mainland China, the following options are available:
      • No: You do not have an SAG device and need to purchase one.
      • Yes: You already have an SAG device and do not need to purchase one.
    • If Area is not set to Mainland China, Yes is selected by default.
    Edition The version of the SAG device. SAG-100WM-Standard is selected by default.
    Quantity The number of SAG devices that you want to purchase.
    • If Area is set to Mainland China, valid values are:
      • 1: specifies to purchase one SAG device.
      • 2: specifies to purchase two SAG devices.

        If you purchase two SAG devices, they are associated with the same SAG instance. When one SAG device is down, the other one takes over.

    • If Area is not set to Mainland China, ignore this parameter.
    Peak Bandwidth
    Area Select the area where you want to use the bandwidth resources. This area must be the same as the Area that you specify for the SAG device.
    Name Specify a name for the SAG instance.

    The name must be 2 to 128 characters in length, and can contain digits, periods (.), hyphens (-), and underscores (_). It must start with a letter.

    Peak Bandwidth Select a maximum bandwidth value for the SAG device. Unit: Mbit/s.
    Duration Specify the subscription duration.
  5. On the Confirm Order page, confirm the information and click Confirm Purchase.
  6. In the Shipping Address dialog box, enter the recipient address and then click Buy Now.
    Note
    • If Area is set to Mainland China for the SAG devices, you must enter an address in mainland China.
    • If Area is not set to Mainland China for the SAG devices, you must also enter an address to go to the next step. However, the system does not record the address in this case.
  7. On the Purchase page, select a payment method and complete the payment.

What to do next

After you receive the SAG device, You must manually associate the SAG device with an SAG instance and activate the SAG device.
  • If the SAG device is used in mainland China

    The system automatically associates the SAG device with an SAG instance. You only need to activate the SAG device.

  • If the SAG device is used outside mainland China

    You must manually associate the SAG device with an SAG instance, and then activate the SAG device.

For more information, see the following topics: