Anti-DDoS Basic

A cloud-based security service that protects your data and application from DDoS and Trojan attacks

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Alibaba Cloud Anti-DDoS Basic is a cloud-based security service that integrates with Alibaba Cloud ECS instances to safeguard your data and applications from DDoS attacks, and provides increased visibility and control over your security measures.

As an Alibaba Cloud global service, Anti-DDoS Basic enables you to meet stringent security requirements for your cloud hosting architecture without any investment. This service is available to all Alibaba Cloud users free of charge.

Customer Testimonial


“Previously we used to have many problems with server security vulnerabilities, accident warnings and malicious attacks. Since moving to Alibaba Cloud, their application servers and databases provide powerful support for our products, with Anti-DDoS Basic and CloudMonitor services providing support for the security of our servers and data. Receiving texts and alerts informing us in real time about the status of our servers is great.”


Increased Data Protection

● Protects your application and infrastructure from DDoS attacks.

Easy to Deploy

● Easy to deploy and maintain without expensive equipment and complex configuration.

Increased Visibility

● Provides real-time visibility of the latest threats.

Multi-Layered Defense System

● Provides DDoS protected cloud hosting by implementing security on network layer, host layer and data link layer.

Processing Power

Built for Success

Built using Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 v3 processor family, Alibaba Cloud Anti-DDoS Basic delivers record-breaking performance that gives you the power and capacity to fuel your best business ideas and handle data-demanding and transaction-intensive applications.

Product Details

Alibaba Cloud Anti-DDoS Basic prevents and mitigates DDoS attacks by routing traffic away from your infrastructure, thereby ensuring availability and performance of your properties on Alibaba Cloud. Anti-DDoS Basic also automatically detects and prevents various types of attacks including those at the application level and volumetric attacks.



  • Quickly detects attacks , launching defense in real time , protecting your data and applications from DDoS attack.

Open and Free

  • Provides a protected cloud with free comprehensive security protection for all Alibaba Cloud deployments.

Simple to Use

  • Simple and easy-to-use through Alibaba Cloud Management Console.

  • No alterations required for CNAMEs or name servers which saves overhead costs.


  • Defends against Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks such as SYN flood, UDP flood, and ICMP flood.

  • Provides real-time information to users on current site attacks.


  • Automatic notification to users with text messages or email about attacks (optional).

  • Easy-to-use console allows you to view information on intrusion time, targeted ECS and other related information.

  • Provides real-time alerts for DDoS attacks.

Product Support

Service nameApplicable productsDetection methodsDefault to be open
Anti-DDoS serviceECS, SLBReal-timeYes

Getting Started

Alibaba Cloud provides a unique DDoS protected cloud based security service that safeguards your data and application from DDoS attacks. Here are a few ways how you can use Anti-DDoS Basic to secure your applications.

Using Alibaba Cloud Anti-DDoS Basic through Management Console:

The Alibaba Cloud Management Console provides a simple web-based user interface that allows you to access and configure Alibaba Cloud Anti-DDoS Basic.

Using this console, you can create and modify protection plans which will protect your servers from DDoS attacks.

For a step-by-step overview on how to deploy Alibaba Cloud Anti-DDoS Service Pro through the Management Console please read this Quick Start Guide.

Accessing Alibaba Cloud Documentation

Read the Anti-DDoS Documentation to get a detailed understanding of how you can protect your servers and applications hosted on cloud from DDoS attacks.


Alibaba Cloud Anti-DDoS Basic is a cloud-based security service that safeguards your data and application from DDoS attacks and provides increased visibility and control over your security measures.

Leverage the benefits of Anti-DDoS Basic using the Alibaba Cloud Management Console.

Below are the links to the documentation, SDKs, and other resources.

Developer Resources