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 console.

Prerequisites

An Alibaba Cloud account is used. To create an Alibaba Cloud account, click Create Your Alibaba Cloud Account.

ApsaraDB for MongoDB console homepage

The console homepage shows the same information for all standalone instances.

Log on to the ApsaraDB for MongoDB console and go to the Replica Set Instances page as shown in the following figure.ApsaraDB for MongoDB console homepage

UI element description

No. UI element Description
1 Replica Set Instances The ApsaraDB for MongoDB console homepage, which shows all replica set instances in a region that belong to the account.
2 Resource group and region Selects a resource group and region to show all instances that reside within the resource group and region.
3 Refresh The button to refresh the instance information page.
4 Create Instance The button to create a standalone instance. For more information, see Create a standalone instance.
5 The ID of the instance. Clicks an instance ID to go to the Basic Information page of the instance.
6 Status The status of the instance. Instances may be in different states.
7 Manage Clicks this button to go to the Basic Information page of the instance. On this page, you can view the basic information of the instance, configure instance backup and restoration, view monitoring information, and configure a whitelist. For more information, see View monitoring information and Configure a whitelist for an ApsaraDB for MongoDB instance.
8 Restart The button to restart an ApsaraDB for MongoDB instance. For more information, see Restart an ApsaraDB for MongoDB instance.
9 More Other buttons such as change configurations and release an instance. For more information, see Configuration change overview and Release an ApsaraDB for MongoDB instance.
10 Edit icon Clicks this icon to modify the instance name. By default, the instance name is identical to the instance ID.
11 Export The button to export the list of instances. For more information, see Export the list of instances.

ApsaraDB for MongoDB instance console

Log on to the ApsaraDB for MongoDB console. Click Instance ID/Name 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 - Migrates, backs up, and restarts the instance.
Left-side navigation pane Basic Information Views the basic information of the instance, such as the instance ID, and network type. You can also change the configurations of the instance. Configuration change overview
Accounts Views account information and resets passwords. Reset the password
Database Connections Views the endpoint of the node. Overview of replica set instance connections
Backup and Recovery Configures automatic backup for an instance, manages backup data, and creates an instance by time point. Configure automatic backup for an ApsaraDB for MongoDB instance
Monitoring Data Queries the resource usage of an instance. View monitoring information
Alert Rules Sets alert rules of an instance. Configure alert rules
Service Availability Views the zone distribution of the instance. N/A
Parameter List Sets database parameters. Configure database parameters for an ApsaraDB for MongoDB instance
Data Security The security configurations of the instance such as whitelists, SSL, and TDE. Configure a whitelist or an ECS security group for an ApsaraDB for MongoDB instance
Logs Standalone instances do not support this feature. N/A
CloudDBA Use Database Autonomy Service (DAS) to analyze ApsaraDB for MongoDB databases.