The Clusters page of Alibaba Cloud Elasticsearch displays basic information of Elasticsearch clusters. This page also provides a number of features such as cluster creation, alerting configuration, tag binding, cluster status updating, cluster list exporting, cluster list customization, and cluster management.
|View the cluster list||You can choose columns you want to display in the cluster list. The cluster list includes these columns: Cluster ID/Name, Tag, Status, Version, Cluster Type, Data Nodes, Cluster Specification, Zone, Billing Method,Network Type, and Created At.|
|View basic cluster information||Click a cluster ID in the Cluster ID/Name column to open the Basic Information page. For more information, see View basic information of a cluster.|
|Create a cluster||Click Create to open the buy page and then create a cluster. For more information, see Create clusters.|
|Enable/disable alerting||By clicking Alarms, you can enable the alerting feature for Alibaba Cloud Elasticsearch in the CloudMonitor console. By default, this feature is disabled for Alibaba Cloud Elasticsearch. After alerting is enabled for Elasticsearch, rules are created to detect exceptions such as abnormal cluster status, high disk usage (> 75%), and high JVM heap memory (> 85%). These rules are applied to all Elasticsearch clusters under your Alibaba Cloud account. For more information, see Configure Elasticsearch alerts in CloudMonitor.|
|Bind tags to a cluster||If you have a large number of Alibaba Cloud Elasticsearch clusters, you can bind tags to them for easy management. A tag is composed of a key-value pair. You can use keys and values to further classify clusters. For more information, see Manage cluster tags.|
|Update cluster status||Click the Refresh button in the upper-right corner to update the status of the clusters. After an Elasticsearch cluster is created, it is in the Initializing state. You can click Refresh to update the status of the cluster. After the Status of the cluster changes to Active, you can use the cluster.|
|Export the cluster list||The export feature allows you to customize a cluster list and then export it. Click
the icon in the upper-right corner. In the Export dialog box, set Export Mode and Translate Heading, select the columns you want to export, and click OK.
|Customize a cluster list||Click the icon in the upper-right corner. In the Select Filters dialog box, select columns as required. Cluster ID/Name and Actions are dimmed. You cannot select or clear them.|
|Manage clusters||Click Manage in the Actions column. On the page that appears, you can perform tasks such as upgrading the cluster, viewing logs, configuring security settings, and configuring plug-ins.|
|Switch to subscription||This feature only applies to pay-as-you-go clusters. Click More in the Actions column and select Switch to Subscription. On the Confirm Order page, find the target cluster and change the billing method of the cluster.|
|Update the configuration of a cluster||Click More in the Actions column, select Update Configuration to open the Update page, and then modify the cluster configuration. For more information, see Upgrade the configuration of a cluster.|
|Release a cluster||Click More in the Actions column and select Release. In the Release message, find the target cluster and click OK.
Warning After a cluster is released, all the data on the cluster is lost and cannot be recovered. Exercise caution when your release a cluster.