This topic describes how to view the resource quota and usage in the Classic Load Balancer (CLB) console. If the quota on a resource cannot meet your business requirements, you can request a quota increase.

Request a quota increase

Some resources do not support quota increases. You can log on to the console to view the resources that support quota increases.

  1. Log on to the CLB console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click Quota Management.
  3. On the Quota Management page, you can view the usage of the CLB resources and the privileges of your account.
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  4. On the Quota Management page, click Submit Application in the Actions column. In the Apply dialog box, set the following parameters and click OK.
    Parameter Description
    Quota Name The name and description of the current quota are displayed.
    Current Quota The current quota is displayed.
    Requested Value Enter a value to which you want to increase the quota. The value must be a number that is greater than the current quota.

    For more information about the quotas of CLB resources, see Limits.

    Reason for application Enter the reason why you want to increase the quota, including the scenarios and requirements.
    Email Enter the email address of the applicant.
    The system automatically reviews your application after you submit it. You can check whether your application is approved based on the application state: Rejected or Approved. After your application is approved, the quota is increased to the specified value.

    To view the quota increase history, click History in the Actions column.

What do I do if the quota increase cannot meet my business requirements?

If you need more high-performance CLB instances but the highest quota increase that you can request in the console still cannot meet your business requirements, you can apply for a privilege.

  1. In the left-side navigation pane, click Quota Management.
  2. On the Quota Management page, find the slb_privilege_allow_more_guaranteed_performance_instances privilege and click Submit Application in the Actions column.
    This privilege allows you to create more high-performance CLB instances. However, the privilege does not apply to the quota of shared-resource CLB instances. quota
  3. In the Apply for Permission dialog box, set the following parameters and click OK.
    Parameter Description
    Privilege Name The name and description of the current privilege are displayed.
    Reason Enter the reason why you want to increase the quota, including the scenarios and requirements.
    Email Enter the email address of the applicant.

After your application is approved, you can create more high-performance CLB instances.