Purchase a Cloud Server for Free on HUAWEI CLOUD

This guide tells you how to purchase a cloud server on HUAWEI CLOUD for free. Popular HUAWEI CLOUD products include Elastic Cloud Server (ECS), Elastic Volume Service (EVS), Elastic IP (EIP), and bandwidth.

HUAWEI CLOUD provides 12-month free trial for 10 hot products and other always-free products.

Check more details at https://activity.huaweicloud.com/intl/en-us/free_packages/index.html

1. Enter the Cloud Server console.

a. On the HUAWEI CLOUD official website, choose Compute > Elastic Cloud Server. Then, click Buy Now.

 b. Click Console in the upper right corner and log in. Choose Elastic Cloud Server in the Computing category.

On the Cloud Server console, click Buy ECS.

2. Configure the required information.

Set Billing Mode to Pay-per-use because Free Packages can be used only for pay-per-use products.

Set Specifications to General Computing > s3.large.2. (A Free Package label is displayed beside the specifications name, indicating that you have obtained the benefit.)

3. In the upper left corner, select one of the following regions: CN-Hong Kong,AP-Bangkok,AP-Singapore, AF-Johannesburg, LA-Santiago, LA-Mexico City1, or LA-Sao Paulo1

4. Set Image to Public image and select a Linux or Windows image. Supported Linux images include CentOS, Debian, Fedora, and Ubuntu.

5. Select High I/O for System Disk or Data Disk and set the disk size to 40 GB.

Note that other disk configurations are not covered by Free Packages and will be billed.

6. The price displayed at the bottom of the page is the standard price, but you do not need to pay it if your usage is within the quota covered by Free Packages.

7.  Click Next: Configure Network.

Set EIP to Auto assign, Bandwidth Type to Dedicated, and Billed By to Traffic. You can use 20 GB data transfer for free each month.

8.  Click Next: Configure Advanced Settings to set a password for your ECS and submit your order.

The ECS you purchased will be listed on the console.

As long as your usage of resources is within the free quota, your account will not be billed. HUAWEI CLOUD will notify you if your quota is to be used up. You can check your resource usage by clicking Billing > Free Packages on the console.

Check more details at https://activity.huaweicloud.com/intl/en-us/free_packages/index.html THANKS.

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