If the specifications of your Anti-DDoS Pro or Anti-DDoS Premium instance cannot meet your business requirements, you can upgrade the specifications of the instance in the Anti-DDoS Pro console. The specifications include the function plan, clean bandwidth, and the numbers of protected domain names and ports. This topic describes how to upgrade an Anti-DDoS Pro or Anti-DDoS Premium instance.

Prerequisites

An Anti-DDoS Pro or Anti-DDoS Premium instance is purchased. For more information, see Purchase mitigation plans for Anti-DDoS Pro and Anti-DDoS Premium.

Background information

An instance upgrade indicates the upgrade of instance specifications. After you upgrade your instance, you must pay the price difference for the validity period that remains. You cannot downgrade your instance after the upgrade.

Notice You can only upgrade your instance.

Supported asset types and specifications

The following table describes the asset types and specifications that can be upgraded.
Asset type Supported specification
Anti-DDoS Pro instance of the Professional plan Basic protection bandwidth, burstable protection bandwidth, clean bandwidth, function plan, business QPS, and numbers of protected ports and domain names.
Anti-DDoS Premium instance of the Insurance or Unlimited plan Mitigation plan, clean bandwidth, function plan, business QPS, and numbers of protected ports and domain names. You can upgrade the mitigation plan from Insurance to Mitigation only for an Anti-DDoS Premium instance of the Insurance plan.
Anti-DDoS Premium instance of the MCA plan Clean bandwidth.
Anti-DDoS Premium instance of the Sec-MCA plan Clean bandwidth, function plan, business QPS, and numbers of protected ports and domain names.

Procedure

  1. Log on to the Anti-DDoS Pro console.
  2. In the top navigation bar, select the region where your instance resides.
    • Mainland China: If you select this region, the Anti-DDoS Pro console appears.
    • Outside Mainland China: If you select this region, the Anti-DDoS Premium console appears.
    You can switch the region to configure and manage Anti-DDoS Pro or Anti-DDoS Premium instances. Make sure that you select the required region when you use Anti-DDoS Pro or Anti-DDoS Premium.
  3. In the left-side navigation pane, choose Assets > Instances.
  4. Find the instance that you want to upgrade and click Upgrade in the Actions column.
  5. On the Upgrade/Downgrade page, configure the parameters based on your business requirements. Read and select Terms of Service. Then, click Buy Now.
  6. Complete the payment.

You can view the new instance specifications on the Instances page.