If you do not renew the resource plan after the plan expires, make sure that the balance of your Alibaba Cloud account supports the pay-as-you-go billing method. Otherwise, you may not be able to use Object Storage Service (OSS) due to overdue payments.

Before the resource plan expires, the quota of your resource plan is used to offset fees based on your actual usage.

If you do not renew the resource plan after the plan expires, the following scenarios may occur:
  • No sufficient balance in the Alibaba Cloud account to support the pay-as-you-go billing method

    OSS may be unavailable due to overdue payments. For more information about the changes to the status of your OSS resources after an overdue payment occurs, see Service suspension.

  • Sufficient balance in the Alibaba Cloud account to support the pay-as-you-go billing method

    OSS is available. You are charged based on your actual usage.