When you purchase an Alibaba Cloud Elasticsearch cluster, Alibaba Cloud provides a free Kibana node with one vCPU and 2 GiB of memory. You can also choose to purchase a Kibana node with higher specifications. You can use the Kibana console to perform operations such as data queries and visualization.

Prerequisites

Background information

Elasticsearch provides the Kibana console for business expansion. The Kibana console is a part of the Elastic ecosystem and is seamlessly integrated into Elasticsearch. The Kibana console allows you to monitor the status of your Elasticsearch clusters and manage these clusters.

Procedure

  1. Log on to the Alibaba Cloud Elasticsearch console.
  2. In the top navigation bar, select the region where your Alibaba Cloud Elasticsearch cluster resides.
  3. Find the target cluster and click its ID.
  4. In the left-side navigation pane, click Data Visualization.
  5. In the Kibana section of the page that appears, click Console.
  6. On the Kibana logon page, enter the username and password, and click Log in.
    • Username: The default value is elastic.
    • Password: Enter the password that is specified when you purchase your Elasticsearch cluster.

What to do next

After you log on to the Kibana console, you can perform operations such as data queries and dashboard creation. For more information, see Kibana Guide.