You can use Security Center Basic free of charge to detect unusual logons to your servers, DDoS attacks, common vulnerabilities on servers, and security configurations of cloud services. You can also use CloudMonitor free of charge to monitor the usage of your cloud resources and business status by using visualized dashboards. By default, Security Center Basic and CloudMonitor are available for all Alibaba Cloud accounts. You do not need to activate Security Center Basic or CloudMonitor.


  1. Log on to the Security Center console by using the username and password of the administrator.
    You can view the security score of your Alibaba Cloud account on the Overview tab. Security Center.png
  2. Log on to the CloudMonitor console.
    You can view the alerts, events, and resource usage of your cloud services on the Overview page. Cloud Monitor.png