This topic describes how to release an Anycast elastic IP address (Anycast EIP). You can release an Anycast EIP when you no longer need it to communicate with the Internet. After an Anycast EIP is released, you are no longer charged for it.


The Anycast EIP that you want to release is not associated with a resource. For more information about how to disassociate an Anycast EIP from a resource, see Disassociate an Anycast EIP from a backend server.


  1. Log on to the Anycast EIP console.
  2. On the Anycast Elastic IP Addresses page, select one or more Anycast EIPs that you want to release, and click Release at the bottom of the page.
  3. In the message that appears, confirm the information and click OK.