Anti-DDoS Basic


Alibaba Cloud Anti-DDoS Basic is a cloud-based security service that integrates with Alibaba Cloud ECS instances to safeguard your data and applications from DDoS attacks, and provides increased visibility and control over your security measures.

As an Alibaba Cloud global service, Anti-DDoS Basic enables you to meet stringent security requirements for your cloud hosting architecture without any investment. This service is available to all Alibaba Cloud users free of charge.

Customer Testimonial

“Previously we used to have many problems with server security vulnerabilities, accident warnings and malicious attacks. Since moving to Alibaba Cloud, their application servers and databases provide powerful support for our products, with Anti-DDoS Basic and CloudMonitor services providing support for the security of our servers and data. Receiving texts and alerts informing us in real-time about the status of our servers is great.”



1. Increased Data Protection

  • Protects your application and infrastructure from DDoS attacks.

2. Easy to Deploy

  • Easy to deploy and maintain without expensive equipment and complex configuration.

3. Increased Visibility

  • Provides real-time visibility of latest threats.

4. Multi-Layered Defense System

  • Provides DDoS protected cloud hosting by implementing security on network layer, host layer and data link layer.

Processing Power

  • Built for Success

  • Built using Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 v3 processor family, Alibaba Cloud Anti-DDoS Basic delivers record-breaking performance that gives you the power and capacity to fuel your best business ideas and handle data-demanding and transaction-intensive applications.


Product Details

Alibaba Cloud Anti-DDoS Basic prevents and mitigates DDoS attacks by routing traffic away from your infrastructure, thereby ensuring availability and performance of your properties on Alibaba Cloud. Anti-DDoS Basic also automatically detects and prevents various types of attacks including those at the application level and volumetric attacks.



  • Quickly detects attacks , launching defense in real time , protecting your data and applications from DDoS attack.

Open and Free

  • Provides a protected cloud with free comprehensive security protection for all Alibaba Cloud deployments.

Simple to Use

  • Simple and easy-to-use through Alibaba Cloud Management Console.

  • No alterations required for CNAMEs or name servers which saves overhead costs.


  • Defends Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks such as SYNflood, UDPflood, and ICMPflood.

  • Provides real-time information to users on current site attacks.


  • Automatic notification to users with text messages or email about attacks (optional).

  • Easy-to-use console allows you to view information on intrusion time, targeted ECS and other related information.

  • Provides real-time alerts for DDoS attacks.

Product Support

Service name Applicable products Detection methods Default to be open
Anti-DDoS service ECS, SLB Real-time Yes