Updated on 2022-12-29 GMT+08:00

Purchasing a CGS Quota

You can purchase CGS to check the security of images, containers, and container runtime, handling security threats in a timely manner.


  • During purchase, set the node quantity to the number of nodes to be protected. CGS quota can be used only in the region you select.
  • After purchasing quota, go to the Containers & Quota page to enable protection.


  1. Log in to the management console.
  2. In the upper left corner of the page, select a region, click , and choose Security & Compliance > Host Security Service (New).

    Figure 1 Accessing HSS

  3. In the displayed dialog box, click Try the new edition to switch to the HSS (New) console.

    • Currently, HSS is available in the following regions: CN South-Guangzhou, CN-Hong Kong, AP-Bangkok, and AP-Singapore.
    • On the HSS (New) console, you can click Back to Old Console in the upper left corner to switch to the HSS (Old) console.
    • If cloud scan is not enabled or you access the HSS (New) console for the first time, the Enable Cloud Scan? dialog box is displayed. You are advised to select Enable cloud scan.
      • The cloud scan function is free of charge.
      • After the cloud scan function is enabled, all HSS servers will be scanned. Some HSS quota editions can support only limited scanning capabilities. Therefore, you are advised to purchase the enterprise edition or higher to enjoy all capabilities of the cloud scan function.
      Figure 2 Enabling cloud scan

  4. In the navigation pane, choose Asset Management > Containers & Quota.
  5. Click Buy CGS.
  6. Configure CGS specifications.

    Figure 3 Purchasing CGS
    Table 1 Parameters for purchasing HSS



    Example Value

    Billing Mode

    Only the Yearly/Monthly billing mode is supported.



    • To minimize connection issues, purchase quota in the region of your servers.

    CN-Hong Kong




    Server Quota

    Number of purchased container edition quotas


    Required Duration

    • Select a duration as needed.
    • You are advised to select Auto-renew to ensure your servers are always protected.
    • If you select Auto-renew, the system will automatically renew your subscription as long as your account balance is sufficient. The renewal period is the same as the required duration.
    • If you do not select Auto-renew, manually renew the service before it expires.

    1 year


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  7. In the lower right corner of the page, click Next.

    For details about pricing, see Product Pricing Details.

  8. Check the order details, read the Container Guard Service Disclaimer and Privacy Statement, and select I have read and agree to the Container Guard Service Disclaimer and Privacy Statement.
  9. Click Pay Now and complete the payment.

Follow-Up Procedure


If you purchased quota in the wrong edition or region, you can first unsubscribe from it and then purchase the correct quota.