This topic describes the updates made to the purchasing procedure for NAT Gateways.

Updates

The updates to the purchasing procedure for NAT Gateways are described as follows:
  • For a NAT Gateway purchased with a bandwidth package before 23:59 on January 26, 2018:

    1. Purchase a NAT Gateway -> 2. Purchase a NAT bandwidth package -> 3. Set SNAT/DNAT rules.

  • For a NAT Gateway purchased without a bandwidth package after 23:59 on January 26, 2018:

    1. Purchase a NAT gateway -> 2. 2. Associate an EIP with the NAT Gateway -> 3. Set SNAT/DNAT rules.

    Note If you want to use the bandwidth sharing function, you can add an EIP to Internet Shared Bandwidth. For more information, see Add EIPs.

Applicable users

The updates to the purchasing procedure apply to users whose account did not have a NAT bandwidth package before 23:59 on January 26, 2018. For more information, see Associate an EIP with a NAT Gateway.