• The First Phase
  • The Second Phase
  • The Third Phase
  • The Fourth Phase
  • The First Phase
  • 1. The preferred tutorial to get started quickly. (Video Center)

    2. Configure Security Group: We suggest you first read the security best practices and use Amazon Trusted Advisor to check account security. In addition, you should close gaps, enable various Amazon Web Services security functions and check permissions to enhance application security and avoid generating abnormal data transfer.

    3.Tax Settings: Please fill in the information on the Tax Setting in Billing Console and Amazon Web Services Support team is going to assist you to get approved rapidly during the review process.

    4. Select Amazon Web Services  Support

    Whether you are new to Amazon Web Services , or continuing to increase your adoption of services as you develop applications and build business solutions, it is able to help you on troubleshooting technical problems on Amazon Web Services platform. It is recommended that spending three minutes on below video to quickly learn how we can help you.

    This video takes the increase of EC2 vCPU limit as an example to introduce to you how to create a case in an Amazon Web Services China account.

    Please watch this video to learn how to fill in your tax information and quickly complete your account's Tax Setting.

    Quickly learn how we can help you

    How to open a support case in your Amazon Web Services China account?

    How to complete Tax Setting

    This video introduces to you how to view the billing information of your Amazon Web Services China account. For example, overdue bills, bills that have been paid, monthly bills by region, bill payment status, and how to download PDF bills, etc.

    This video introduces to you how to purchase reserved instances in the EC2 console of your Amazon Web Services China account. You can learn which parameters you need to choose when purchasing a reserved instance, the meaning of each parameter, how to set the effective time of a reserved instance, and complete the purchase of a reserved instance, etc.

    This video introduces to you how to use Cost Explorer to check the EC2 expense of your Amazon Web Services China account. For example, EC2 instance reservation and on-demand cost, cost other than instances, such as EBS, EIP, NAT network management, etc.

    How to check billing information of your Amazon Web Services China account?

    How to purchase EC2 reserved instances in EC2 console?

  • The Second Phase
  • 1. Be familiar with Amazon Billing & Cost Management Console to have a better understanding of billing history, charge amount, detailed catalogue and the status of bills.

    2. Set billing preferences so as to get monthly PDF version of the invoice with payment method.

    3. Enable Amazon CloudWatch application to monitor real time charges. Amazon CloudWatch will monitor resources and applications you run on Amazon Web Services account in real time. You can use it to get hold of real time charge by pushing information.

    4. Host public content and activate the 80/8080/443 port on Amazon Web Services China (Beijing) Region and Amazon Web Services China (Ningxia) Region. The 80/8080/443 port of Amazon Web Services account is closed by default. If your website is to be accessed by the public via the internet, then ICP Recordal is needed. We will activate the 80/8080/443 port of your account after ICP Recordal application has been completed. Please click here for details.

  • The Third Phase
  • 1. Check EC2 Service limits in Amazon Web Services China (Beijing) Region, operated by Sinnet, or in China (Ningxia) Region, operated by NWCD to know the resources service limits of your account and make business planning in advance. Please make an application ahead of time for requesting limit increase if the actual usage exceeds the quota.

    2. Learn about current Services Unsupported in Amazon Web Services  China (Beijing) Region, operated by Sinnet, or in China (Ningxia) Region, operated by NWCD.

    3. Pay attention to the Service Health Dashboard and subscribe to an RSS feed to be notified of interruptions to each individual service.

  • The Fourth Phase
  • 1. Reserved Instances is an efficient optimization for billing cost. Compared to On-Demand Instance pricing, Reserved Instances provide you with a significant discount and help you save money with effect on the cloud.

    2. Detailed Billing Report effectively manages resources and department cost. Detailed Billing Report not only makes you easier to see hourly using rates of each resource but also effectively record tagged resource charge and department cost for the purpose of quickly locating the usage rate and programming cost.

    3. To effectively manage monthly spending on Amazon Web Services , please set up Billing Alerts to received email notifications when charges reach a specified threshold.