The ApsaraDB for MongoDB console is a web application for managing instances. In the ApsaraDB for MongoDB console, you can create and manage instances, configure the instance IP whitelists, passwords, and network types, and perform other operations.
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 sharded cluster instances.
Log on to the ApsaraDB for MongoDB console and go to the Sharded Cluster Instances page, as shown in the following figure. This figure is only to be used for reference. The actual page may be different.
UI element description
|1||Sharded Cluster Instances||The ApsaraDB for MongoDB console homepage, which displays all sharded cluster instances in a region that belong to the current account.|
|2||Region||You can click a region to display all instances that reside within the region.|
|3||Refresh||The button to refresh the instance information page.|
|4||Create Instance||The button to create an instance.|
|6||Status||The status of the instance. Instances may be in different states.|
|7||More icon||You can click this icon to manage, restart, or release an instance.|
|8||Export||The button to Export the list of instances.|
ApsaraDB for MongoDB instance console
Log on to the ApsaraDB for MongoDB console. Click an Instance ID or Manage in the Actions column corresponding to an instance. 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||N/A||You can back up and restart the instance.|
|Basic Information||Basic Information||You can view the basic information about the instance, such as the instance ID region, network type, and storage engine.||N/A|
|Specification Information||You can view the instance specifications such as the database version, maintenance period, billing method, creation time, and expiration time.||Specify a maintenance period|
|Mongos List or Shard List||
|Backup and Recovery||N/A||You can view and download a list of data backups for a specified time period, restore data from the specified time period, or create an instance from a specified backup point.|
|Monitoring Info||N/A||You can view monitoring information of mongos or shards based on the specified metrics and time range.||N/A|
|Data Security||Whitelist Settings||You can configure an IP whitelist.||Configure a whitelist|
|Audit Logs||Audit logs record all operations that you perform on a database. You can use these logs in analysis.||View audit logs|