The ApsaraDB for MongoDB console is a web application for managing instances. In the ApsaraDB for MongoDB console, you can create instances and configure the instance IP whitelists, passwords, and network types.

The ApsaraDB for MongoDB console is part of the Alibaba Cloud Management Console. For more information about common settings and basic operations in the Alibaba Cloud Management Console, see Alibaba Cloud Management Console.


An Alibaba Cloud account is used. To create an Alibaba Cloud account, go to the Alibaba Cloud official website.

ApsaraDB for MongoDB console homepage

The console homepage displays the same information for all replica set instances.

Log on to the ApsaraDB for MongoDB console and go to the Replica Set Instances page, as shown in the following figure. This figure is used only for reference. The actual page content may be different.ApsaraDB for MongoDB console homepage

UI element description

No. UI element Description
1 Replica Set Instances The ApsaraDB for MongoDB console homepage, which displays all replica set instances in a region that belong to the current account.
2 Resource Groups and Regions After you select a resource group and region, all instances in the selected resource groups and regions are displayed.
3 Refresh The button to refresh the instance information page.
4 Create Instance The button to create an instance. For more informaiton, see Create a replica set instance.
5 Instance ID/Name You can click an instance ID to go to the Basic Information page of the instance.
6 Status The status of the instance. Instances may be in different states.
7 Manage You can click this button to go to the Basic Information page of the instance. On this page, you can view the basic information about the instance, configure instance backup and recovery, view monitoring information, set alert rules, and configure a whitelist. For more information, see View monitoring information, Set alert rules, and Configure a whitelist for an ApsaraDB for MongoDB instance.
8 Restart Restart an ApsaraDB for MongoDB instance.
9 More Other buttons such as Configuration change overview and Release an ApsaraDB for MongoDB instance.
10 Edit icon You can click this icon to modify the instance name. By default, the instance name is identical to the instance ID.
11 Export Export the list of instances.

ApsaraDB for MongoDB instance console

Log on to the ApsaraDB for MongoDB console. Click Instance ID/Name. The Basic Information page is displayed. The following table lists the UI elements on the page.

UI element or page Section Description Operation
Top navigation bar - You can migrate, back up, and restart the instance.
Basic Information Basic Information You can view the basic information about the instance, such as the instance ID and network type. You can also change the configurations of the instance. Configuration change overview
Accounts You can view account information and reset passwords. Reset the password
Database Connection You can view the connection addresses of nodes. Overview of replica set instance connections
Backup and Recovery You can configure the automatic backup feature for an instance, manage backup data, and create an instance based on a point of time.
Monitoring Info You can view the resource usage of an instance. View monitoring information
Alert Rules You can set alert rules of instances. Set alert rules
Service Availability You can manually switch the role of an instance node. Switch node roles
Parameter List You can set database parameters. Configure database parameters for an ApsaraDB for MongoDB instance
Data Security You can configure data security, such as whitelists, audit logs, SSL, and TDE.
Logs You can view the operational log of the database. Overview
CloudDBA You can use Database Autonomy Service (DAS) to analyze data stored in ApsaraDB for MongoDB.