If a quota of a specified cloud service is adjustable, you can submit an application to increase the quota. This topic describes how to submit an application to increase a general quota, API rate limit, and whitelist quota.

Background information

For more information about the Alibaba Cloud services that support Quota Center and the related service codes, see Alibaba Cloud services that support Quota Center.

General quota

  1. Log on to the Quota Center console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, choose Products > General Quotas.
  3. On the Products with General Quotas page, click the information card of a cloud service. For example, click the Elastic Compute Service card.
  4. On the General Quotas page, select a region of the cloud service.
  5. On the General Quotas page, find the quota that you want to increase, and then click Apply in the Actions column.
  6. In the Apply for Quotas dialog box, set the Quantity and Reason parameters. Then, use the default setting of the Notify Result parameter.
    Note
    • Applications are reviewed by the technical support team for each cloud service. To increase the success rate of your application, you must specify a reasonable desired quota value and detailed reasons when you submit an application to increase the value of the quota.
    • Application results are sent to you by using SMS messages and emails.
  7. Click OK.
  8. In the left-side navigation pane, click Application Records to view the status of the application.
    If an application is in the Approved state, the related quota is increased.

API rate limit

  1. Log on to the Quota Center console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, choose Products > API Rate Limits.
  3. On the Products with API Rate Limits page, click the information card of the cloud service that you want to manage. For example, click the ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL card.
  4. On the API Rate Limits page, select a region of the cloud service.
  5. On the API Rate Limits page, find the quota that you want to increase, and then click Apply in the Actions column.
  6. In the Apply for API Rate Limit dialog box, set the Quantity and Reason parameters. Then, use the default setting of the Notify Result parameter.
    Note
    • Applications are reviewed by the technical support team for each cloud service. To increase the success rate of your application, you must specify a reasonable desired quota value and detailed reasons when you submit an application to increase the value of the quota.
    • Application results are sent to you by using SMS messages and emails.
  7. Click OK.
  8. In the left-side navigation pane, click Application Records to view the status of the application.
    If an application is in the Approved state, the related quota is increased.

Whitelist quota

  1. Log on to the Quota Center console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, choose Products > Whitelist Quotas.
  3. On the Products with Whitelist Quotas page, click the information card of a cloud service. For example, click the Virtual Private Cloud card.
  4. On the Whitelist Quotas page, find the quota that you want to increase, and then click Apply in the Actions column.
  5. In the Apply for Whitelist Quotas dialog box, specify a validity period for the quota value, and specify the Reason parameter. Then, use the default setting of the Notify Result parameter.
    Note
    • If you do not specify a start time for the validity period, the default start time is the time when the quota increase application is submitted. If you do not specify an end time for the validity period, the default end time is 99 years after the start time. The end time must be later than the start time.
    • Applications are reviewed by the technical support team for each cloud service. To increase the success rate of your application, you must specify a reasonable desired quota value and detailed reasons when you submit an application to increase the value of the quota.
    • Application results are sent to you by using SMS messages and emails.
  6. Click OK.
  7. In the left-side navigation pane, click Application Records to view the status of the application.
    If an application is in the Approved state, the related quota is increased.