This topic describes the billable items, billing methods, payment methods, and refund methods of Simple Application Server.
|Plan specifications||Each plan consists of compute resources (vCPUs and memory), a storage resource (the system disk), and network resources (monthly data transfer quota and public bandwidth) and supports only the subscription billing method. When you create a simple application server, you must pay for the selected plan.|
|Data disk||If you attach a data disk to a simple application server when you create the server, you must pay for the data disk. Data disks attached to simple application servers support only the subscription billing method. These disks are billed based on their sizes and usage duration.|
|Excess data transfer||Each plan contains a data transfer quota. Data transfer beyond plans is billed on a pay-as-you-go basis.|
|Related service||If you use other Alibaba Cloud services to build websites on simple application servers, you must pay for the services.|
The plans and data disks of simple application servers support only the subscription billing method.
When simple applications servers expire, they are automatically stopped. If you want to continue using these servers, you must renew them within a specified period of time. Otherwise, the servers are automatically released and their data cannot be recovered. For more information, see Renew a server.
- Bank card
Alibaba Cloud pre-authorizes your PayPal account after your pay-as-you-go resources start to incur fees.
- Paytm (India)
Only for users in India. Alibaba Cloud pre-authorizes your Paytm account after your pay-as-you-go resources start to incur fees.
Before you purchase simple application servers, you must bind a bank card, PayPal account, or Paytm (India) account to your Alibaba Cloud account. For more information, see Add a payment method in Account Management.
After you purchase and use simple application servers, you can view their bills and consumption details. For more information, see View consumption details.