You must activate Alibaba Cloud CDN before you can use it. This topic describes how to activate Alibaba Cloud CDN.


An Alibaba Cloud account is created and real-name verification is completed. If you do not have an Alibaba Cloud account, create one and complete real-name verification.


  1. Log on to the Alibaba Cloud CDN console.
  2. Click Buy Now.
  3. Select a Metering Method and select Alibaba Cloud CDN Terms of Service. The default metering method is pay-by-data-transfer.
    For more information about the pricing of Alibaba Cloud CDN, see CDN Pricing. Activate Alibaba Cloud CDN
  4. Click Activate Now.
    After Alibaba Cloud CDN is activated, you can click Alibaba Cloud CDN to go to the console.

What to do next

Add a domain name to Alibaba Cloud CDN

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