This topic describes how to view the bills of a preemptible instance.

Background information

The cost of a pay-as-you-go instance is the standard hourly price, whereas the cost of a preemptible instance is the actual transaction price.

Procedure

Perform the following operations to view the bills of a preemptible instance on the Billing Management page:

  1. Log on to the ECS console.
  2. In the top navigation bar of the ECS console, choose Billing Management > Billing Management.
  3. In the left-side navigation pane, choose Spending Summary > Instance Spending Detail.
  4. Enter the ID of the preemptible instance whose bills you want to view to search for the instance. Find the instance in the searching results and click Detail in the Action column.
    You can also search for instance bills by product family, product name, or billing method.