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 a part of the Alibaba Cloud Management Console. For more information about general settings and basic operations in the console, see the 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 standalone instances.

Log on to the ApsaraDB for MongoDB console and go to the Instances page, as shown in the following figure. This figure is only to be used for reference. The actual page may be different.ApsaraDB for MongoDB console homepage

UI element description

No. UI element Description
1 Replica Set Instances The ApsaraDB for MongoDB console homepage, which displays all standalone o replica set 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 Create Instance The button to Create a standalone instance.
4 Refresh The button to refresh the instance information page.
5 Export The button to Export the list of instances.
6 Instance ID You can click an instance ID to go to the Basic Information page of the instance.
7 Status The status of the instance. Instances may be in different states.
8 Manage You can click this button to go to the Basic Information page of the instance. On this page, you can view the basic information about the instance, configure instance backup and recovery, view monitoring information, and configure a whitelist.
9 Restart The button to restart an instance.
10 More Other buttons, such as Change Configuration and Renew.
11 Edit icon You can click this icon to modify the instance name. By default, the instance name is identical to the instance ID.

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 - You can migrate, 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, specifications, and disk space. You can also change the configurations of the instance. Change the configurations of an instance
Connection Info You can view the public and internal IP addresses of the instance. N/A
Specification Information You can view the specification details and disk space usage of the instance. N/A
Accounts N/A You can view account information and reset passwords. Reset a password
Backup and Recovery Backups 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.
Backup Settings You can set a backup policy to automatically and periodically back up data based on the specified backup time. Configure automatic backup for an instance
Monitoring Info N/A You can view the monitoring information of the primary node based on the specified metrics and time range. View monitoring information
Data Security Whitelist Settings You can configure an IP whitelist. Configure an IP whitelist