This topic describes how to start instances in the ECS console.


The instances that you want to start are in the Stopped state.


  1. Log on to the ECS console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, choose Instances & Images > Instances.
  3. Start instances.
    • To start a single instance, choose More > Instance Status > Start in the Actions column corresponding to the target instance.
    • To start multiple instances at a time, select the instances and click Start in the lower-left corner of the Instances page.
  4. Verify the information and click OK.


After instances are started, they enter the Running state.