You must activate Alibaba Cloud CDN before you can use it. This topic describes how to activate Alibaba Cloud CDN.


An Alibaba Cloud account is created and real-name verification is completed. If you do not have an Alibaba Cloud account, create one and complete real-name verification.


  1. Log on to the Alibaba Cloud CDN console.
  2. Click Activate Now.
  3. By default, Metering Method is set to Pay-By-Data-Transfer and Quantity is set to 1. You must select Terms of Service.
    For more information about the pricing of Alibaba Cloud CDN, see CDN pricing. Activate Alibaba Cloud CDN
  4. Click Activate Now.
    After Alibaba Cloud CDN is activated on the Alibaba Cloud CDN page,click Console to log on to the Alibaba Cloud CDN console.

What to do next

After Alibaba Cloud CDN is activated, you can add domain names to Alibaba Cloud CDN. For more information, see Add a domain name.

API references

OpenCdnService: Activates Alibaba Cloud CDN.