This topic describes how to view the bills of a preemptible instance.

Background information

The price of each pay-as-you-go instance is fixed at the time of purchase, whereas the price of each preemptible instance fluctuates with the supply and demand changes.


  1. Log on to the ECS console.
  2. Choose Billing > User Center.
  3. In the left-side navigation pane, choose Spending Summary > Instance Spending Detail.
  4. Enter the ID of the preemptible instance whose bills you want to view to search for the instance. Find the instance in the searching results and click Detail in the Action column.
    You can also search for instance bills by product family, product name, or billing method.