Based on business requirements, you can manually release a Pay-As-You-Go instance.

Prerequisites

The target instance must be a Pay-As-You-Go instance.
Note You cannot manually release a subscription-based instance, which is automatically released after it expires.

Procedure

  1. Log on to the ApsaraDB for MongoDB console.
  2. In the upper-left corner of the home page, select the region where the target instance is located.
  3. Choose > Release in the Operation column corresponding to the target instance.

    You can also click the target instance ID or choose > Manage in the Operation column corresponding to the target instance.

    On the Basic Information page that appears, click Release.

  4. In the Release Instance dialog box that appears, click OK.