This topic describes how to use the cloud service monitoring feature.


An Alibaba Cloud account is created. You can create an Alibaba Cloud account on the account registration page.

Background information

Cloud service monitoring allows you to view the metrics of your cloud service instances. It helps you analyze the resource usage, collect statistics about the business trend, and identify and diagnose system faults in a timely manner.


  1. Log on to the CloudMonitor console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click Cloud Service Monitoring.
  3. In the service list that appears, click a service.
  4. In the instance list of the service, click the name of the target instance or click Monitoring Charts in the Actions column.
  5. On the instance details page, view the monitoring data in charts.