You can only release pay-as-you-go clusters or subscription clusters that have expired. If a subscription cluster has not expired, you must claim a refund before you release the cluster. This topic describes how to release a pay-as-you-go cluster.
- Log on to the Alibaba Cloud Elasticsearch console.
- In the top navigation bar, select the region where your cluster resides.
- In the top navigation bar, select a resource group and a region.
- On the Clusters page, find the cluster that you want to release and choose in the Actions column.
- In the message that appears, click OK.