You can switch the billing method of a pay-as-you-go E-MapReduce (EMR) cluster to subscription. The subscription billing method allows you to reserve resources in advance and receive discounts. You cannot switch the billing method of a cluster from subscription to pay-as-you-go. This topic describes how to switch the billing method of a cluster from pay-as-you-go to subscription.
- The cluster belongs to your Alibaba Cloud account.
- The cluster does not have unpaid switching orders.
If an unpaid switching order exists, you must cancel the unpaid order and place another order to switch the billing method.
- The cluster is in a normal state.
- Go to the Cluster Overview page.
- Log on to the Alibaba Cloud EMR console.
- In the top navigation bar, select the region where your cluster resides and select a resource group based on your business requirements.
- Click the Cluster Management tab.
- On the Cluster Management page, find your cluster and click Details in the Actions column.
- On the Cluster Overview page, choose .
- In the Switch to Subscription dialog box, select an option from the Subscription Duration drop-down list.
- Read the terms of service and select E-MapReduce Service Terms.
- Click OK. The billing method of the cluster is switched to subscription. The subscription billing method applies to the entire cluster.