Elastic IP Addresses (EIPs) are public IP address resources that you can purchase and hold independently. You can create an EIP or reinstate a released EIP through the console. This topic describes how to create an EIP.


  1. Log on to the VPC console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, choose Elastic IP Addresses.
  3. On the Elastic IP Addresses page, click Create EIP.
  4. On the Elastic IP page, configure the EIP according to the following information. Then, click Buy Now and complete the payment.
    Configuration Description
    Region Select the region of the EIP to be created.

    Make sure that the EIP and the cloud instance to be associated with the EIP belong to the same region.

    Max Bandwidth Set a peak bandwidth for the EIP to be created.
    Quantity Select the number of the EIPs that you want to create with the same configurations.