This topic describes how to manually renew a subscription instance or enable automatic renewal for a subscription instance in the Renew console.

Note
  • When a subscription instance expires, the instance enters the Expiration state. The projects that are associated with the instance are immediately locked. You can use the projects again only after you renew the instance.
  • If you fail to renew an expired instance within the specified period, the resources in the projects that are associated with the instance are released and cannot be recovered.

Manually renew an instance

  1. Go to Alibaba Cloud User Center by using your Alibaba Cloud account. In the left-side navigation pane, choose Cost Management > Renewal.
  2. On the Manual tab of the Renewal page, find the instance that you want to renew and click Renew in the Actions column.
  3. On the Renew page, specify the renewal duration, read and select Terms of Service, and then click Buy Now.

Enable automatic renewal for an instance

To enable automatic renewal for an instance, perform the following steps:
  1. Go to Alibaba Cloud User Center by using your Alibaba Cloud account. In the left-side navigation pane, choose Cost Management > Renewal.
  2. On the Manual tab of the Renewal page, find the instance that you want to renew and click Enable Auto Renewal in the Actions column.
  3. In the Enable Auto Renewal dialog box, set an auto renewal cycle and click Auto Renew.
  4. Click the Auto tab on the Renewal page and view the information about the instance for which automatic renewal is enabled.