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

The ApsaraDB for Redis 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. This topic describes general settings in the ApsaraDB for Redis console. If you find differences between the description in the topic and the actual settings in the console, you must 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 an Alibaba Cloud account, create an Alibaba Cloud account.
Figure 1. Homepage of the ApsaraDB for Redis console
Sections of the ApsaraDB for Redis console

The homepage provides the following features:

  • Area 1 is the Region drop-down list. You can click or move the pointer over the drop-down list to show a list of regions. Click a specific region to switch to the Instances 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 Instances page appears by default.
    • Instances: displays 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 the Instances page. The Instances page displays the details of instances, such as Instance ID, Status, Memory Quota and Amount Used, Zone, Version, Instance Type, Created At, Billing Method, and Network Type.

    Memory Quota and Amount Used shows the result of offline summary that the underlying system provides based on the collected information. A delay of approximately 10 minutes may occur between the summary and the current system status. Therefore, the result may be different from the actual value of the summary at 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.

General features in the console