This topic describes how to change Internet bandwidth of a Pay-As-You-Go instance if the current bandwidth does not meet service requirements.

If you are using a VPC-connected ECS instance to which an Elastic IP (EIP) address is attached, you can use the Change Bandwidth feature to change the Internet bandwidth as needed, regardless of your billing method.


The Change Bandwidth feature only applies to VPC-connected instances to which an EIP address is attached.

Change bandwidth

To change the Internet bandwidth of an EIP address, follow these steps:

  1. Find an instance to which an EIP address is attached, and in the Actions column, choose More > Configuration Change.
  2. In the Configuration Change dialog box, select change bandwidth, and click Continue.
  3. On the Confirm Order page, set the new peak bandwidth.

  4. Click Activate and follow the instructions to complete the configuration.

Related operations

For Subscription instances of the classic network type or VPC-connected ECS instances to which no EIP addresses are attached, you can use the following features to change the Internet bandwidth: