After you authorize Cloud Config to access your resources, you can view the resources that reside in different regions under your account in the Cloud Config console. You can set filters or enter a resource ID to search for the specified resource and view information about the resource. You can also go to the cloud service console of the resource from the Cloud Config console to manage the resource.

The following table describes the operations that you can perform on resources under your account by using the features of Cloud Config.
Feature Description
View the resource list After you authorize Cloud Config to access your resources, you can view the resources that reside in different regions under your account in the Cloud Config console. You can also search for the specified resource and view the detailed configuration of the resource.
Search for resources It is difficult to search for resources if you deploy resources in multiple regions in Alibaba Cloud. You must determine the region where the required resource resides before you can find the resource. Cloud Config displays resources that reside in different regions under your account in a list for you to centrally manage your resources.
View the details of a resource You can set filters or enter resource IDs to search for the specified resources in the resource list. Then you can view the configuration of each resource.
View the recent configuration change records of your resources You can view the recent configuration change records of your resources in the Cloud Config console.
View the configuration timeline of a resource Cloud Config records each detailed configuration change of the resources it monitors, and displays the configuration changes over time in a configuration timeline.
Manage resources After you find the specified resource, you can go to the management page of the resource in the corresponding cloud service console from the Cloud Config console to manage the resource.
View the events that trigger the configuration change of a resource Cloud Config integrates with ActionTrail. You can view the configuration before and after the 10-minute interval at which Cloud Config detects a configuration change, the events that trigger the change, and event details in the Cloud Config console.