Valued Alibaba Cloud users, Elastic IP Address (EIP) is integrated with Anti-DDoS Origin by default to mitigate DDoS attacks. Starting November 1, 2021, EIP provides a free trial of Anti-DDoS Pro/Premium to meet higher security requirements.

Applicants

Before you purchase an EIP bandwidth plan that supports Anti-DDoS Pro/Premium, make sure that the following requirements are met:
  • An Alibaba Cloud account is created and real-name verification is completed for the account.
  • Your account does not have an overdue payment.

Start time

November 1, 2021

How to participate

If you meet the preceding requirements, you can submit a ticket to apply for the permissions.

After your application for the free trial is approved, you can purchase an EIP that supports Anti-DDoS Pro/Premium on the buy page.

Details

Anti-DDoS Pro/Premium can mitigate DDoS attacks at the Tbit/s level. Anti-DDoS Pro/Premium has the following limits:
  • Only pay-as-you-go EIPs support Anti-DDoS Pro/Premium.
  • To use Anti-DDoS Pro/Premium, you must associate the EIP with an EIP bandwidth plan that also has Anti-DDoS Pro/Premium enabled.
  • You can enable Anti-DDoS Pro/Premium only when you purchase an EIP. After you purchase an EIP with Anti-DDoS Origin enabled, you cannot upgrade Anti-DDoS Origin to Anti-DDoS Pro/Premium.
  • After you enable Anti-DDoS Pro/Premium for an EIP, you cannot disable Anti-DDoS Pro/Premium.

Billing

If you select Anti-DDoS Pro/Premium for an EIP, you are charged a security protection fee. For more information about the unit prices and billing rules of security protection, see Pay-as-you-go.

Note After you enable Anti-DDoS Pro/Premium for an EIP, you must associate the EIP with an EIP bandwidth plan that also has Anti-DDoS Pro/Premium enabled. Otherwise, Anti-DDoS Pro/Premium does not take effect. For more information about the pricing of EIP bandwidth plans, see Pay-by-data-transfer and Pay-by-bandwidth.