Security Center provides a seven-day free trial of the Enterprise edition for users of the Basic edition. This topic describes how to apply for a seven-day free trial of Security Center Enterprise.

Limits

To apply for a free trial, your Alibaba Cloud account must meet the following requirements:
  • Security Center Basic is activated for your Alibaba Cloud account.

    You have not purchased one of the following editions of Security Center: Basic Anti-virus, Advanced, and Enterprise. By default, all Alibaba Cloud accounts can use Security Center Basic.

    Note Assume that you have purchased Security Center Basic Anti-Virus, Advanced, or Enterprise before, but the service has expired and you have not renewed it. In this case, Security Center is automatically downgraded to the Basic edition.
  • You have not applied for a seven-day free trial of Security Center Enterprise before.
  • At least one Elastic Compute Service (ECS) instance is purchased.

Procedure

  1. Go to theSecurity Center product page
  2. Click Free Trial and log on to the Security Center console by using your Alibaba Cloud account.Security Center product page on the International site (alibabacloud.com)
    You can also skip Step 1 and log on to the Security Center console.
  3. In the 7-day free trial dialog box, click Free Trial.
    After the operation is complete, you can start a seven-day free trial of Security Center Enterprise. You can view information about the free trial of the Enterprise edition in the upper-right corner of the Overview page. In the free trial period, you can use all the features of the Enterprise edition, such as antivirus, vulnerability fixing, baseline check, and image security scan. For more information about the features supported by the Enterprise edition, see Features.

What to do after the 7-day free trial

After the 7-day free trial, Security Center is automatically restored to the Basic edition. The Basic edition provides vulnerability detection and basic detection for logons from unusual locations and brute-force attacks. It does not support automatic vulnerability fixing or attack handling.

If you want to implement higher levels of protection, you must purchase the Basic Anti-Virus or a higher edition of Security Center. This protection includes antivirus protection, threat detection and automatic handling, web tamper proofing, and anti-leak of AccessKey pair and account information. It also applies if you want to meet the testing and evaluation requirements for classified protection.

You can upgrade your Basic edition as required. For more information about the features supported by each edition, see Features. For more information about the prices of each edition, see the following table.

Billing item Basic Basic Anti-Virus Advanced Enterprise
Basic fees Free USD 4.5 per instance per month USD 9.5 per instance per month USD 23.5 per instance per month
Value-added service fees Tamper protection Not supported USD 142.6 per instance per month USD 142.6 per instance per month USD 142.6 per instance per month
Log analysis Not supported USD 72.9 per TB per month USD 72.9 per TB per month USD 72.9 per TB per month
Subscription duration Unlimited When the number of protected assets is greater than 10, you can purchase Security Center on a monthly basis. When the number of protected assets is greater than 10, you can purchase Security Center on a monthly basis. When the number of protected assets is greater than 10, you can purchase Security Center on a monthly basis.

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