This topic provides answers to some frequently asked questions about enabling a resource directory.

Why am I unable to enable a resource directory?

Possible causes:

  • The account you use has not completed enterprise real-name verification.
  • The account you use is already in a resource directory.

Which accounts cannot be used as the management account of a resource directory?

  • Account that has a pending invitation

    Solution: Process the invitation and then use the account to enable a resource directory.

  • Account whose resources have services or applications deployed

    Solution: A management account is used to perform high-permission operations for a resource directory, such as structure management, user permission management, and resource payment. Therefore, to ensure the security of a management account, we recommend that you create an Alibaba Cloud account and use this account as the management account.