This topic describes how to automatically renew an AnalyticDB for MySQL cluster. After you enable auto-renewal, the system will automatically renew the subscription based on the auto-renewal cycle that you select. For example, if you select a three-month renewal cycle, you will be charged for a three-month subscription each renewal cycle.

Background information

Note Pay-as-you-go clusters are billed based on their actual usage and do not expire. You do not need to renew pay-as-you-go clusters.

Enable auto-renewal when you create a subscription cluster

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Enable auto-renewal after a cluster is created

Note After you enable auto-renewal, the system will automatically renew the subscription based on the renewal cycle that you select. For example, if you select a three-month renewal cycle, you will be charged for a three-month subscription each renewal cycle.
  1. Log on to the AnalyticDB for MySQL console.
  2. In the upper-right corner of the console, choose Billing > Renew.
  3. On the Renewal page, click the Manual or Nonrenewal tab. Set the filtering conditions to find the target cluster. You can enable auto-renewal for one or more clusters at a time.
    • Single renewal
      1. Click Enable Auto Renewal in the Actions column corresponding to the target cluster.
      2. In the dialog box that appears, set Auto Renewal Cycle and click Auto Renew.
    • Batch renewal
      1. Select target clusters and click Enable Auto Renewal in the lower section.
      2. In the dialog box that appears, set the auto-renewal cycle and click Auto Renew.

Edit the auto-renewal cycle

  1. Log on to the AnalyticDB for MySQL console.
  2. In the upper-right corner of the console, choose Billing > Renew.
  3. On the Renewal page, click the Auto tab. Set the filtering conditions to find the target cluster. Click Edit Auto Renewal in the Actions column corresponding to the cluster.
  4. In the dialog box that appears, edit the auto-renewal cycle, and click OK.

Disable auto-renewal

  1. Log on to the AnalyticDB for MySQL console.
  2. In the upper-right corner of the console, choose Billing > Renew.
  3. On the Renewal page, click the Auto tab. Set the filtering conditions to find the target cluster. Click Enable Manual Renewal in the Actions column corresponding to the cluster.
  4. In the message that appears, click OK.

Precautions