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Updated on 2023-08-15 GMT+08:00

EIP and Other Services

Figure 1 shows the relationship between EIP and other services.

Figure 1 EIP and related services
Table 1 Related services

Interactive Function



Bind an EIP to a server to allow the server to access the Internet.

Elastic Cloud Server (ECS)


Binding an EIP

Binding an EIP to a BMS

Bind a virtual IP address to an EIP so that you can access the ECSs deployed in active/standby mode through the virtual IP address.

Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)

Binding a Virtual IP Address to an EIP or ECS

Configure ECSs to share one or more EIPs through a NAT gateway to access the Internet.

NAT Gateway

Using SNAT to Access the Internet

Distribute incoming traffic to multiple ECSs in a VPC.


Elastic Load Balance

Check the bandwidth and traffic usage.

Cloud Eye

Viewing Metrics

Record EIP-related operations for querying, auditing, and tracing back.

Cloud Trace Service (CTS)

Viewing Audit Logs

Add tags to EIPs so that you can quickly identify EIPs and manage them.

Tag Management Service (TMS)

Managing EIP Tags