This topic describes how to configure the language of the Kibana console.


An Alibaba Cloud Elasticsearch cluster is created. For more information, see Create an Elasticsearch cluster.


  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 Edit Configuration.
  6. Click Edit Configuration on the right side of Basic Configuration.
    Warning The system will restart the Kibana node for the change to take effect. Before you perform the following steps, make sure that the restart does not affect your operations on the Kibana console.
  7. In the Edit Basic Configuration pane, select a language and click OK.
    Note The Kibana console is available in English and Chinese. The default language is English.
    Then, the system automatically restarts the Kibana node.

What to do next

After the Kibana node is restarted, log on to the Kibana console and verify that the console is switched to the selected language. Then you can perform operations such as data queries and dashboard creation. For more information, see Kibana Guide.
Note For more information about how to log on to the Kibana console, see Log on to the Kibana console.