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Create an ECS instance

Last Updated: Sep 30, 2017


Create a VPC and VSwitch


  1. Log on to the VPC console.

  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click VPC.

  3. Click the ID of the target VPC to open the details page of the VPC.

  4. On the left-side VPC Details pane, click VSwitch.

  5. Find the target VSwitch where the ECS instance is created and then click Create an Instance > Create ECS Instance.

    Create an instance

  6. Configure the ECS instance and click Buy Now to complete the creation.

    Note: In this tutorial, the value of the Network Bandwidth Peak field is set to 0. That is, no public IP will be allocated to the ECS instance after it is created.

    In the next task, we will allocate an EIP to the ECS instance. Compared to the system allocated public IP, EIP is more flexible.

    Network bandwidth