The lifecycle of a dedicated host (DDH) starts when it is created and ends when it is released. The status of the dedicated host changes during the lifecycle. This topic describes the statuses of a dedicated host.

The following table lists the statuses of a dedicated host.
Status Attribute Description Visible in the console
Starting Transitory After a dedicated host is created, the dedicated host is in the Starting state before its status changes to Running. If the dedicated host stays in the Starting state for a long time, it means that an error has occurred. Yes
Running Stable The dedicated host is running. You can create and manage Elastic Compute Service (ECS) instances on the dedicated host. Yes
Physical Machine Risk Stable The dedicated host is available. However, the dedicated host has potential risks and the ECS instances on the dedicated host may fail. You can migrate the dedicated host to another dedicated host. For more information, see Migrate a dedicated host with hidden failures. Yes
Error Stable

An error has occurred on the dedicated host. You can submit a ticket to report and resolve the error.

Yes
Expired Stable

When a subscription dedicated host expires, it is in the Expired state. After you renew the dedicated host, its status changes from Expired to Running. For more information, see Manual renewal of a dedicated host.

Yes
Released Stable If a subscription dedicated host is released due to expiration, its status changes to Released. All the resources of the dedicated host become unavailable. For more information, see Subscription. No