Getting Started

Last updated: 2020-08-04 10:55:02

    1. Basic of CBS

    2. CBS Billing Modes

    Tencent Cloud CBS supports the monthly subscription and pay-as-you-go billing modes. You need to understand the two billing modes to select an optimal billing solution. For more information, see Billing Overview.

    3. Snapshots

    Snapshots are convenient and efficient data protection methods. We recommend that you create snapshots for cloud disks before major business changes. If a business change fails, snapshots can be used to quickly restore the data. For more information, see Snapshot Overview.

    4. Getting Started

    4.1 Registration and authentication

    Before using Tencent Cloud CBS, sign up for a Tencent Cloud account and complete identity verification.

    4.2 Creating cloud disks

    After registration and identity verification, you can select a cloud disk type, capacity, billing mode, retention period, automatic renewal, and expiration or in arrears protection based on the requirements of the availability zone where your CVM is located to create cloud disks. For more information, see Creating Cloud Disks.

    4.3 Using cloud disks

    After you create cloud disks, you need to mount separately purchased cloud disks to CVMs in the same availability zone and initialize the cloud disks. For more information, see the following documents:

    4.4 Creating snapshots (optional)

    After you create cloud disks, you can use snapshots to manually or periodically back up important business data to prevent data loss or damage caused by misoperations, attacks, viruses, or others. For more information, see Creating Snapshots and Scheduled Snapshot.

    5. Overview of Console Features

    Features Reference
    Create cloud disks using different methods. Creating Cloud Disks
    Mount a cloud disk to a CVM in the same availability zone and set automatic cloud disk mounting. Mounting Cloud Disks
    Initialize cloud disks based on actual requirements. Initialization Scenarios
    Expand cloud disks to add storage space. Cloud Disk Expansion Scenarios
    Unmount cloud disks and mount them to other CVMs. Unmounting Cloud Disks
    Terminate or return a cloud disk. Terminating cloud disks
    Create the snapshot of a cloud disk at a specific time point to save the cloud disk data at that time. Creating Snapshots
    Use a scheduled snapshot policy to flexibly back up data. Scheduled Snapshots
    Delete unnecessary snapshots. Deleting Snapshots
    Rollback a cloud disk by using a snapshot, so as to restore the data at the snapshot creation time. Rolling Back by Using Snapshots

    6. FAQs

    Usage of CBS

    Snapshot FAQs

    7. Feedback and Suggestion

    If you have any doubts or suggestions when using Tencent Cloud CBS products and services, you can submit your feedback through the following channels. Dedicated personnel will contact you to solve your problems.

    • If you find product documentation problems, such as links, content, or API errors, you can click Send Feedback at the bottom of the document to select the content that has problems.
    • If you encounter product-related problems, submit a ticket to seek for help.

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