If subscription ApsaraDB for HBase instances are locked because they have expired or pay-as-you-go instances are locked because your Alibaba Cloud account has an overdue payment, you can renew the instances to unlock them within a specific period of time, delete the instances, or recreate the instances.
|Billing method||Impact on instances||How to restore|
|Subscription||In the first seven days after an instance expires, the instance is locked and cannot be accessed.||Renew the instance. After the instance is renewed, it is immediately unlocked. For more information, see Manually renew an instance.|
|On the eighth day after an instance expires, the computing resources of the instance are released. However, the data backups of the instance are retained until the fifteenth day after the instance expires.||The instance is in the Released state. The data of the instances that are in the recycle bin is retained for seven days and then automatically deleted. For more information about the recycle bin, see Manage instances in the recycle bin. You cannot directly restore the instances from the recycle bin. To restore the data of the instances, submit a ticket to apply for temporary restoration and then migrate the data within a specific period of time.|
|On the sixteenth day after an instance expires, the data backups of the instance are
Warning To retain the data in the instance, you must renew the instance before it is deleted. Otherwise, the data cannot be restored.
|You cannot restore the instance.|
||Before your data is released, check the payment method of your Alibaba Cloud account and make sure that you have sufficient credit to cover the payment.|
|If you have an overdue payment for more than seven days, you are deemed to voluntarily discard your pay-as-you-go instances. Then, Alibaba Cloud releases the instances and deletes the data in the instances. The released instances cannot be restored.||You cannot restore the instances.|
- We recommend that you manually renew your subscription instances or enable auto-renewal for them before they expire to avoid business interruption due to instance expiration. For more information, see Manually renew an instance and Enable auto-renewal.
- Make sure that your Alibaba Cloud account has a sufficient balance.