This topic describes how to change the billing method of Dynamic Route for CDN (DCDN). You can select a billing method to meet your business requirements.

Procedure

  1. Log on to the DCDN console.
  2. On the right side of the Overview page, click Change Billing Method under Billing Method.
    Note
    • Before the new billing method takes effect, you cannot select another billing method or cancel the change. Proceed with caution.
    • In this topic, DCDN is used as an example to describe how to change the billing method. You can follow the same procedure to change the billing method of IP Application Accelerator (IPA).
    • You cannot change the billing method of DCDN from pay-by-data-transfer to pay-by-peak-bandwidth in the DCDN console. If you want to change the billing method to pay-by-peak-bandwidth and the peak bandwidth value within the last 30 days is greater than 5 Gbit/s, you can submit a ticket or contact your sales manager. Alibaba Cloud determines whether to approve your application based on factors such as service security and resource quotas. After your application is approved, you can change the billing method to pay-by-peak-bandwidth in the DCDN console.
    Change the billing method
  3. On the Upgrade/Downgrade page, select a billing method to meet your business requirements.
    The new billing method takes effect only after the current billing cycle ends. Take note of the following rules:
    • If the current billing method is pay-by-data-transfer, the new billing method takes effect at 00:00 (UTC+8) on the next day.
    • If you are billed on a daily basis, for example, pay-by-peak-bandwidth, the new billing method takes effect at 00:00 (UTC+8) on the next day.
    • If you are billed on a monthly basis, for example, pay-by-95th-percentile, the new billing method takes effect at 00:00 (UCT+8) on the first day of the next month.
    Change configurations of DCDN
  4. Read and select Dynamic Route for CDN(DCDN) Terms of Service, and click Buy Now.