Tencent Cloud allows you to create a CLB instance on the official purchase page or via API. The two methods are detailed below:
You can purchase a CLB instance on Tencent Cloud official website. Private network CLB instances are free of charge, while public network CLB instances charge instance fees on an hourly pay-as-you-go basis. You can purchase public network on CVM. For more information on the network billing modes, please see Public Network Billing.
For the purchase method for bill-by-CVM accounts, please see Purchase Methods. For users of bill-by-IP accounts, the purchase steps are as follows:
Currently, the static single-line IP is supported only in Guangzhou, Shanghai, Nanjing, Jinan, Hangzhou, Fuzhou, Beijing, Shijiazhuang, Wuhan, Changsha, Chengdu, and Chongqing. For its support in other districts, please see the console. The feature is currently in beta, if you want to try it out, please submit an application. Once you are accepted, you can select an ISP (China Mobile, China Unicom, or China Telecom) on the purchase page.
To purchase a CLB instance via API, please see CreateLoadBalancer in Introduction.