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

View information of instances 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 in your account:

  • 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

To go to the Instances page, perform the following steps:

  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. On the Instances page, view the information of all ECS instances in a specific region, such as Instance ID/Name, Zone, IP Address, Status, Network Type, Billing Method, and Actions.

    To configure Column Filters, perform the following steps:

    1. In the upper-right corner of the Instances page, click the The Custom Filters icon icon.
    2. In the Column Filters dialog box, 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

To go to the Instances Details page and view the information of a single instance, perform the following steps:

  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. Alternatively, click Manage in the corresponding Actions column.

    The following table describes the information that is displayed on the Instance Details page.

    Information Description
    Basic Information The information related to instance identifier such as the instance ID, public IP address, security group, region, zone, and hostname.
    Configuration Information The information related to instance configurations such as the CPU and memory, operating system, instance type, instance family, cloud disk, snapshot, image ID, current bandwidth value, and VPC (only for VPC-type instances).
    Network Information The information related to instance network such as the network type, elastic network interfaces (ENIs), VPC, vSwitch, and primary private IP address.
    Billing Information The information related to instance billing such as the billing method, auto-renewal, and billing method for network usage.
    Other Information The information related to instance O&M such as the maintenance property, instance I/O optimization type, cluster ID, and release protection configuration.

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