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

Procedure

  1. Log on to the Cloud Firewall buy page by using 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.

    The features provided by Cloud Firewall vary based on the edition. You can click an edition and view the features in the Features section. For more information, see Features.

    For more information about the pricing of 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 1000
    • Ultimate Edition: 400 to 1000
    Protected Internet Traffic The peak Internet traffic that can be protected by Cloud Firewall. Unit: Mbit/s. Valid values for each edition:
    • Premium Edition: 10 to 500
    • Enterprise Edition: 50 to 1000
    • Ultimate Edition: 200 to 2000
    Note We recommend that you set this parameter to the Internet bandwidth of your business.

    If the specifications do not meet your business requirements, submit a ticket to apply for a bandwidth increase.

    Protected VPCs The number of VPCs that can be protected by Cloud Firewall.
    This feature is available only in Enterprise Edition and Ultimate Edition. You can configure this parameter only if you select Enterprise Edition or Ultimate Edition for Current Version. Valid values for each edition:
    • Enterprise Edition: 2 to 100
    • Ultimate Edition: 5 to 200
    Managed Alibaba Cloud Member Accounts The number of Alibaba Cloud member accounts that can be added.
    This feature is available only in Ultimate Edition. You can configure this parameter only if you select Ultimate Edition for Current Version. By default, you can add one Alibaba Cloud member account. If you want to add more member accounts, specify a value for the Managed Alibaba Cloud Member Accounts based on your business requirements. Valid values:
    • Ultimate Edition: 1 to 1,000
    Log Analysis Specifies whether to enable the log audit feature.

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

    The log analysis feature allows Cloud Firewall to store logs from 30 to 365 days, which meets classified protection requirements. For more information, see Log analysis.

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

    If you select Yes for Log Analysis, you must configure this parameter.

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

    For more information about the billing methods of the log analysis feature, see Billing.

    Expert Service Specifies whether to enable the expert service.

    The expert service allows you to consult experts in the DingTalk group to help you configure access and optimize the policies of the service. We recommend that you enable the expert service to enhance security during major business events.

    Duration The subscription period.

    You can determine whether to select Auto-renewal based on your business requirements.

  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. Version information

Related operations

Operation Description Step
Renew Renew the subscription to extend 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 subscription.

Upgrade Upgrade the edition or specifications.

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 the edition or specifications.
  • Log on to the Cloud Firewall console, click Upgrade in the upper-right corner of the Overview page, and then complete the downgrade operation as prompted. For more information, see Upgrade the Cloud Firewall edition.
  • Submit a ticket to cancel the subscription and then place a new order to purchase the edition that you require.
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.