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Quick start to Alibaba Cloud Public DNS Commercial Edition

Last Updated: Apr 16, 2021

This topic describes only how to use Alibaba Cloud Public DNS Commercial Edition. You can set the IP address of your DNS server to one that is provided by Public DNS, such as, to access Public DNS Free Edition. For more information, see Access Alibaba Cloud Public DNS Free Edition.


1. Activate Public DNS in the Alibaba Cloud Management console

After this service is activated and your free monthly quota is used up, you are charged in pay-as-you-go mode.

On the Billing Data tab, you can purchase a data transfer plan that is cost-effective.

2. Access Public DNS

Choose an access method based on your requirements:

3. (Optional) Enable service authentication

To prevent your Public DNS from being used by unauthorized users, we recommend that you enable service authentication.

4. View the resolution report in the console

After you configure the access to this service, you can view the statistics about resolutions on the Overview and Domain Names tabs.