Cloud Firewall supports only the subscription billing method. To purchase Cloud Firewall, select the service edition, specifications, and duration based on your business requirements, and complete the payment.

Procedure

  1. Log on to the Cloud Firewall buy page with your Alibaba Cloud account.
  2. Configure the parameters for purchasing Cloud Firewall.
    Parameter Description
    Current Version The edition of Cloud Firewall that you want to purchase. Valid values: Premium Edition, Enterprise Edition, and Ultimate Edition.

    Different editions have different features. You can click an edition and view its features in the Features section. For more information, see Features.

    For pricing information about each edition, see Billing.

    Protected Public IP Addresses The number of public IP addresses that can be protected by the Internet firewall. Valid values for each edition:
    • Premium Edition: 20 to 1000
    • Enterprise Edition: 50 to 2000
    • Ultimate Edition: 400 to 4000
    Protected Internet Traffic The peak bandwidth of Internet traffic that can be protected by Cloud Firewall. Unit: Mbit/s. Valid values for each edition:
    • Premium Edition: 10 to 1000
    • Enterprise Edition: 50 to 2000
    • Ultimate Edition: 200 to 4000
    Note We recommend that you set this parameter to the Internet bandwidth of your business.

    If the specification does not meet your business requirements, submit a ticket to apply for a scale-out.

    Protected VPCs The number of VPCs that can be protected by Cloud Firewall.
    This feature is available only in Enterprise Edition and Ultimate Edition. Therefore, you can configure this parameter only when you select Enterprise Edition or Ultimate Edition for Current Version. Valid values for each edition:
    • Enterprise Edition: 2 to 200
    • Ultimate Edition: 5 to 500
    Log Audit Specifies whether to enable the Log Audit (Log Analysis) feature.

    By default, Cloud Firewall retains logs of the last seven days. If you want to store logs of more than seven days or meet specific classified protection requirements, we recommend that you enable the Log Audit feature.

    The Log Audit feature allows Cloud Firewall to store logs of the last six months, which meets classified protection requirements. For more information, see Overview.

    Log Storage The log storage capacity of the Log Audit feature. Unit: GB. Valid values for each edition:
    • Premium Edition: 1000 to 100000
    • Enterprise Edition: 3000 to 100000
    • Ultimate Edition: 5000 to 100000

    This parameter is required only after you select Yes for Log Audit.

    Notice If you want to store logs of six months and set Protected Internet Traffic to 10 Mbit/s, we recommend that you purchase 1,000 GB of storage capacity.

    For information about the billing rules of the Log Audit feature, see Billing.

    Expert Service Specifies whether to enable the expert service.

    The expert service allows you to consult experts about configuration access and policy optimization over DingTalk. We recommend that you purchase the expert service for major business events to achieve high security.

    Duration The subscription duration.

    You can select Auto-renewal as required.

  3. Click Buy Now and complete the payment.
    After you complete the payment, you can view the Cloud Firewall edition and remaining validity period in the upper-right corner of the Overview page in the Cloud Firewall console.

Related operations

Operation Description Step
Renew Renew the subscription to prolong the validity period of the current Cloud Firewall edition.

Log on to the Cloud Firewall console, click Renew in the upper-right corner of the Overview page, and then complete the renewal operation as prompted. For more information, see Renew the subscription.

Upgrade Upgrade to a more advanced edition.

Log on to the Cloud Firewall console, click Upgrade in the upper-right corner of the Overview page, and then complete the upgrade operation as prompted. For more information, see Upgrade the Cloud Firewall edition.

Downgrade Downgrade to a less advanced edition.

submit a ticket to cancel the subscription and place a new order to buy the edition that you required.

Auto Renewal Allow automatic fee deduction and renewal nine days before Cloud Firewall expires.

Log on to the Cloud Firewall console, click Auto Renewal in the upper-right corner of the Overview page, and then complete the renewal operation as prompted. For more information, see Enable the auto-renewal feature.