This topic describes how to activate ApsaraVideo VOD.


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  1. Log on to the ApsaraVideo VOD console.
  2. Click Activate ApsaraVideo VOD.
    Activate ApsaraVideo VOD
  3. Read and agree to the Video on Demand Terms of Service and then click Activate Now.
  4. Go to the Overview page in the ApsaraVideo VOD console to start using ApsaraVideo VOD.
    ApsaraVideo VOD Overview page - International site