This topic describes how to view an overview of instances and details of a single instance under your account.

View instance resources on the Overview page

When you log on to the ECS console, the Overview page appears.

On the Overview page, you can view the following information of ECS instances under your account, including:

  • Pending Events: lists all pending events and instances that are associated with the events.
  • My Resources: lists ECS instances and other resources in each region.

View information of instances on the Instances page

Perform the following steps to go to the Instances page:

  1. Log on to the ECS console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, choose Instances & Images > Instances.
  3. In the top navigation bar, select a region.
  4. View the information of all ECS instances in the specified region, such as Instance ID/Name, Zone, IP Address, Status, Network Type, Billing Method, and Actions. You can use Column Filters to customize your columns:
    1. In the upper-right corner of the Instances page, click the Icon of Column Filters icon.
    2. In the Column Filters dialog box that appears, select the instance information that you want to view and click OK.
      Select the instance information that you want to view

View information of a single instance on the Instance Details page

You can perform the following steps to view the information of a single instance on the Instance Details page:

  1. Log on to the ECS console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, choose Instances & Images > Instances.
  3. In the top navigation bar, select a region.
  4. Find the ECS instance that you want to view and click the instance ID or Manage in the corresponding Actions column.
    Note The following table describes the information of an instance on the Instance Details page.
    Information Description
    Basic Information The information that is related to instance identification, such as instance ID, name, zone, region, instance type, instance family, image ID, and key pair name (applicable only to Linux instances).
    Configuration Information The information that is related to instance configuration, such as vCPU, memory, instance type, operating system, IP address, bandwidth billing method, current bandwidth, and VPC (applicable only to VPC instances).
    Payment Information The information that is related to billing, such as billing method, stop mode, creation time, and automatic release time (applicable only to pay-as-you-go instances).
    Monitoring Information The information that is related to instance running, such as CPU and network usage.

You can switch from the Instance Details page to the Disks, Snapshots, or Security Groups page to view other types of resources of the instance.