The ApsaraDB for Redis console is a Web application used to manage ApsaraDB for Redis instances. You can perform basic operations for the instance management in the console. This topic describes how to use the console.

The ApsaraDB for Redis console is a part of the Alibaba Cloud console. For more information about general settings and basic operations in the console, see Alibaba Cloud console. This topic describes general settings in the ApsaraDB for Redis console. In case of any differences, follow the actual settings required in the console.


Log on to the ApsaraDB for Redis console to go to the homepage. The homepage displays the same information for ApsaraDB for Redis instances of all types.

Note If you do not have any Alibaba Cloud account, register an Alibaba Cloud account.
Figure 1. Homepage of the ApsaraDB for Redis console

The homepage provides the following features:

  • Area 1 is the Region drop-down list. You can place your pointer on the drop-down list to show a list of regions. Click a target region to switch to the Instance List page for this region.Region drop-down list
  • Area 2 is the left-side navigation pane. When you log on to the ApsaraDB for Redis console, the Instance List page appears by default.
    • Instance List: shows a list of available resources in the current region. For more information, see the description of Area 3 in the following sections.
  • Area 3 is Instance List page. The Instance List page displays the details of instances, such as Instance ID, Status, Memory Quota and Amount Used, Zone, Version, Instance Specification, Creation Time, Billing Method, and Network Type.
    Note Memory Quota and Amount Used shows the result of offline summary that the background system provides according to the collected information. A delay of approximately 10 minutes may exist between the summary and the current system status. Therefore, the result may be different from the actual value of the current time.

    To view real-time information, we recommend that you log on to Data Management Service (DMS). For more information, see Use DMS.

Common features in the console