The ApsaraDB for MongoDB console is a web application used to manage ApsaraDB for MongoDB instances. You can log on to the ApsaraDB for MongoDB console to create an instance, configure an IP address whitelist, set a password for connecting to the instance, configure the connection information, and perform other operations.

The ApsaraDB for MongoDB console is part of the Alibaba Cloud console. For more information about general settings and basic operations in the console, see alibaba Cloud Console.


You have logged on to the ApsaraDB for MongoDB console with your Alibaba Cloud account. If you do not have an Alibaba Cloud account, click registration.

Console home page

The information on the home page of the ApsaraDB for MongoDB console is the same for all standalone instances.

Log on to the ApsaraDB for MongoDB console, In the left-side navigation pane, click Replica Set Instances to view the list of instances, as shown in the following figure, which is provided only as an example. The actual GUI prevails.Log Service console homepage

GUI element description

No. UI element Description
1 Replica Set Instances On the home page of the ApsaraDB for MongoDB console, click it to list the information about all standalone instances of a region under your account.
2 Region Click it to select a region. Then, all instances of this region under your account can be listed.
3 Create Instance Click it to Create a standalone ApsaraDB for MongoDB instance.
4 Refresh Click it to refresh the instance list.
5 Export Export the list of instances.
6 Instance ID Click an instance ID to go to the details page of this instance.
7 Running Status The running status of an instance. The running status can vary with each instance.
8 Manage Select it to go to the management details page of an instance, on which you can view the basic information about the instance, configure instance backup and recovery, view the monitoring information, configure a whitelist, and perform other operations.
9 Restart Select it to restart an instance.
10 More Perform more operations, for example, change the configuration and renew an instance,
11 Modify the instance alias Click the pencil icon to modify the alias of an instance. If you do not modify the instance alias, it is the same as the instance ID by default.

ApsaraDB for MongoDB instance management details page

Log on to the ApsaraDB for MongoDB console. Click the More icon and select Manage in the Operation column corresponding to an instance to go to the Basic Information page of this instance. The following table describes the detailed information on this page.

Page name Area Description Common operation and link
Top navigation bar N/A Migrate data from the user-created MongoDB instance, back up the instance, and restart the instance.
Basic Information Basic information View the basic information about the instance, including the instance ID, region, network type, specifications, and disk space. Change the configuration of the instance. Change the configuration of an instance
Connection Info View the Internet and intranet connection information about the instance. N/A
Specifications View the specification details, disk space usage of the instance. N/A
Accounts - View the account of the instance and reset the password. Reset the password
Backup and Restore Backup List View the backup list based on a specified time range, recover the instance from backup data, create an instance based on a backup, and create an instance based on a time point.
Backup Settings Set a backup policy to automatically and periodically back up data based on the specified backup time. Automatically back up an instance
Monitoring Info Monitoring Info View the monitoring information about the primary node based on the specified metrics and time range. View monitoring information
DSecurity Whitelist Settings Configure an IP address whitelist. Configure an IP whitelist