This topic provides best practices for purchasing and using elastic IP addresses (EIPs) protected by Anti-DDoS Pro/Premium. You can purchase EIPs protected by Anti-DDoS Pro/Premium to protect your services.
Limits on using EIPs protected by Anti-DDoS Origin Basic
By default, Anti-DDoS Origin Basic can mitigate up to 5 Gbit/s of DDoS attacks. The free mitigation threshold varies based on the region. For more information, see View the thresholds that trigger blackhole filtering in Anti-DDoS Origin Basic.
Alibaba Cloud provides EIPs protected by Anti-DDoS Pro/Premium, which can mitigate DDoS attacks at the Tbit/s level.
You do not need to perform additional configurations for Anti-DDoS Pro/Premium or change your service IP addresses when you use EIPs protected by Anti-DDoS Pro/Premium. EIPs protected by Anti-DDoS Pro/Premium are ideal for scenarios that require high security and low latency, such as large-scale gaming and important livestreaming activities.
Only pay-as-you-go EIPs support Anti-DDoS Pro/Premium. You are charged a security protection fee after you purchase an EIP protected by Anti-DDoS Pro/Premium. The following figure shows the billable items of EIPs protected by Anti-DDoS Pro/Premium.
For more information about the bandwidth fee or data transfer fee of a pay-as-you-go EIP, or the billing rules of EIP configuration fees, see Pay-as-you-go EIPs.
For more information about the billing rules of security protection fees, see Billing.Note
The security protection fee is charged additionally and does not affect the billing of EIPs.
Only pay-as-you-go EIPs support Anti-DDoS Pro/Premium
You can enable Anti-DDoS Pro/Premium only when you purchase an EIP. After you purchase an EIP for which Anti-DDoS Origin Basic is enabled, you cannot upgrade Anti-DDoS Origin Basic to Anti-DDoS Pro/Premium.
The following regions support EIPs integrated with Anti-DDoS Pro/Premium.
China (Beijing), China (Zhangjiakou), China (Hangzhou), China (Shanghai), and China (Hong Kong)
Philippines (Manila), Japan (Tokyo), Singapore, Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur), and Indonesia (Jakarta)
Europe & Americas
US (Virginia), US (Silicon Valley), Germany (Frankfurt), and UK (London)
Click Anti-DDoS Origin (Pay-as-you-go) to activate Anti-DDoS Origin (pay-as-you-go) for the Alibaba Cloud account with which you want to purchase EIPs protected by Anti-DDoS Origin.
If Anti-DDoS Origin (pay-as-you-go) is already activated, skip this step.Warning
Anti-DDoS Origin (pay-as-you-go) is activated on a monthly basis for at least 30 days. You cannot deactivate the service within 30 days after the service is activated. After you activate Anti-DDoS Origin (pay-as-you-go) and add a service to be protected, the billing starts. For more information about the billing rules of security protection fees, see Billing.
Purchase an EIP protected by Anti-DDoS Pro/Premium. For more information, see Apply for an EIP.
On the buy page:
Billing Method: Select Pay-As-You-Go.
Security Protection: Select Anti-DDoS (Enhanced).
Optional: Log on to the Traffic Security console. On the page, view the usage. You can also click Change Bandwidth Specification to apply for an adjustment to the bandwidth.