Purchase Methods

Last updated: 2020-08-24 17:47:23

    Tencent Cloud allows you to purchase CLB instances either from the console or via API. This document describes these two purchase methods in detail.

    Purchasing from Tencent Cloud Console

    You can purchase CLB instances on the Tencent Cloud Console.

    Bill-by-CVM accounts

    Private network CLB is free of charge. Public network CLB charges instance fees on an hourly basis, and the billing mode is pay-as-you-go. You can purchase public network on CVM. For more information on the network billing modes, see Public Network Billing.
    To purchase a CLB instance on the console, perform the following:

    1. Log in to the Tencent Cloud Console and go to the CLB purchase page.
    2. For the Instance type, select "Cloud Load Balancer".
    3. Select attributes as needed, including network and project. Go to CLB Attributes Selection to view attributes details.
    4. Confirm and pay for the selected CLB instance.
    5. CLB service will be activated once the payment completes. You can now configure and use the CLB instance.

    Bill-by-IP accounts

    Private network CLB is free of charge. Public network CLB charges instance fees and public network fees on a pay-as-you-go basis. The pay-as-you-go public network supports three billing options: bill-by-bandwidth, bill-by-traffic, and bandwidth package.
    To purchase a CLB instance on the console, perform the following:

    1. Log in to the Tencent Cloud Console and go to the CLB purchase page.
    2. For the Instance type, select "Cloud Load Balancer".
    3. Select attributes as needed, including network, network billing mode, and project. Go to Product Attribute Selection to view attributes details.
    4. Confirm and pay for the selected CLB instance.
    5. CLB service will be activated once the payment completes. You can now configure and use the CLB instance.

    Purchasing via API

    To purchase CLB via API, you can create a CLB instance referring CreateLoadBalancer.

    Subsequent Steps

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