You can purchase both Tencent Cloud services and pay-as-you-go CVMs (billing is accurate to the seconds and settled on an hourly basis) on the Tencent Cloud Console. For more information, see Billing Modes.
CVM provides multiple instance specifications. For more information, see Instance Types. You can select the appropriate instance type based on your business needs.
Because Microsoft discontinued support for Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2003 R2 since July 14th, 2015, Tencent Cloud no longer provides the Windows 2003 server, which is not available for purchase.
You can purchase CVMs either from the Console or via an API.
After the CVM system installation is completed, you can log in to and use the CVM once its status becomes running.
You can go to the CVM purchase page to view the instance types available in each region or availability zone.
If the resource of a specific instance you want to purchase is sold out, we recommend you:
If the resource that you want to purchase is still not available after you take all of the measures above, try again later. Instance resources are dynamic. When resources are insufficient, Tencent Cloud will replenish them as soon as possible.
Consider the following factors when you select a CVM instance. For more information about how to select a suitable CVM instance for your business, see Instance Types.
Generally, it takes 1 to 2 minutes to create an instance. After the instance is created:
If an error occurs during instance creation, please submit a ticket.
If there are insufficient resources to create an instance of your selected type within the availability zone, the instance will fail to be created. Your account will automatically be refunded the cost of the instance. If you do not receive a refund within 30 minutes, please submit a ticket.
You can go to the CVM purchase page to view the instance types available in each availability zone.