To connect networks in different regions, you must buy a bandwidth package and set a cross-region bandwidth value.

What is a bandwidth package?

A Cloud Enterprise Network (CEN) bandwidth package is an abstracted object that includes an interconnection bandwidth and interconnection areas. To buy a bandwidth package, you must specify the areas to connect. An area consists of one or more Alibaba Cloud regions.

The relationship between an area and a region is shown in the following table:
Area Included regions
Mainland China China (Qingdao), China (Beijing), China (Zhangjiakou), China (Shenzhen), China (Hangzhou), China (Shanghai), China (Hohhot)
North America US (Silicon Valley), US (Virginia)
Asia Pacific Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur), Japan (Tokyo), India (Mumbai), Indonesia (Jakarta)
Europe Germany (Frankfurt), UK (London)
Australia Australia (Sydney)

Buy a bandwidth package

To connect networks in different regions, you must buy a bandwidth package and set a cross-region bandwidth value. Connecting networks in the same region does not require a bandwidth package.

Note To delete a bandwidth package, you must open a ticket.

To buy a bandwidth package, follow these steps:

  1. Log on to the CEN console.
  2. Click the ID of the target CEN instance.
  3. On the CEN page, click the Bandwidth Packages tab and then click Buy Bandwidth Package (Subscription).
  4. Configure the bandwidth package according to the following information:
    Configuration Description
    Cloud Enterprise Network Select the CEN instance that requires a bandwidth package.
    Area Select the area to connect.
    Area Select the area to connect.
    Bandwidth Set a bandwidth value for the bandwidth package.
    Note You cannot modify the interconnected areas after the bandwidth package is purchased.
    Name Enter a name for the bandwidth package.
    Duration Select a validity period for your Subscription.

Disassociate a bandwidth package

You can disassociate a bandwidth package from a CEN instance and associate this bandwidth package with other CEN instances.

Notice
  • Before you disassociate a bandwidth package, delete region connections using the bandwidth package.
  • The bandwidth package is still charged after it is disassociated from a CEN instance. To delete a bandwidth package, open a ticket.

To disassociate a bandwidth package, follow these steps:

  1. Log on to the CEN console.
  2. Click the ID of the target CEN instance.
  3. On the CEN page, click the Bandwidth Packages tab.
  4. Find the target bandwidth package and click Unbind in the Actions column.
  5. In the displayed dialog box, click OK.

Associate a bandwidth package

You can associate a disassociated bandwidth package to another CEN instance.

To associate a bandwidth package, follow these steps:

  1. Log on to the CEN console.
  2. Click the ID of the target CEN instance.
  3. On the CEN page, click the Bandwidth Packages tab.
  4. Find the target bandwidth package and click Bind in the Actions column.
  5. In the displayed dialog box, click OK.

Modify the bandwidth

You can change the bandwidth value of a bandwidth package at any time, and the change takes effect immediately.

To modify the bandwidth, follow these steps:

  1. Log on to the CEN console.
  2. Click the ID of the target CEN instance.
  3. On the CEN page, click the Bandwidth Packages tab.
  4. Find the target bandwidth package and click Downgrade or Upgrade in the Bandwidth column.
    Note
    • Cross-border bandwidth packages (from Mainland China to areas outside Mainland China) do not support bandwidth downgrades.
  5. In the Configuration Upgrade section, modify the bandwidth, click Pay, and complete the payment.

Renew a bandwidth package

To renew a bandwidth package, follow these steps:

  1. Log on to the CEN console.
  2. Click the ID of the target CEN instance.
  3. On the CEN page, click the Bandwidth Packages tab.
  4. Find the target bandwidth package and click Renew in the Actions column.
  5. Select the renewal duration and complete the payment.

References

What is Cloud Enterprise Network?