This topic describes how to create an Alibaba Cloud Elasticsearch cluster.



  1. Go to the Elasticsearch buy page.
  2. On the buy page, configure cluster launch settings.
    For more information, see Parameters on the buy page.
    • We recommend that you create a pay-as-you-go cluster for program development or functional testing.
    • Discounts are offered for subscription clusters.
  3. Click Buy Now. On the Confirm Order page, read and select the Elasticsearch terms of service. Then, click Pay.
  4. After the cluster is created, click Console and go to the Overview page of the Elasticsearch console.
  5. In the left-side navigation pane, click Elasticsearch Clusters. On the Clusters page, view the newly created cluster.
  6. Click the cluster ID. In the upper-right corner of the Basic Information page, click the Tasks icon icon to view the cluster creation progress.
    • The cluster can provide services after a period of time. The period of time depends on the specifications, data structure, and data volume of the cluster. In most cases, a few hours are required.
    • If the cluster information is not promptly updated, you can click Refresh in the upper-right corner of the Basic Information page to manually update the cluster information. For example, a cluster is in the Failed state after it is created. In this case, you can click Refresh to manually update the status.