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Application Real-Time Monitoring Service:Use Managed Service for Prometheus to obtain application monitoring data

Last Updated:Feb 04, 2024

By default, Alibaba Cloud Managed Service for Prometheus integrates with the Application Monitoring data source of Application Real-Time Monitoring Service (ARMS) to visualize monitoring metrics. You can obtain application monitoring data, view preset application monitoring dashboards, and perform secondary development based on your business requirements.


The ARMS agent is installed for your application. For more information, see Application Monitoring overview.


  • You can view application monitoring data obtained in Managed Service for Prometheus in a self-managed Grafana service.

  • You can use application monitoring data obtained in Managed Service for Prometheus for secondary development.

View an Application Monitoring instance

  1. Log on to the ARMS console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, choose Managed Service for Prometheus > Instances.

  3. In the top navigation bar of the Instances page, select the region where the application monitoring instance resides.

    On the Instances page, the instances whose instance type is Prometheus Instance for Application Monitoring are the integrated application monitoring instances.应用监控实例

  4. Click the name of an application monitoring instance to view the preset dashboards and instance information such as Remote Read address, Remote Write URL, HTTP API Address, and Token.

View preset dashboards

On the Dashboards page, you can view the preset dashboards of the application monitoring instance. For information dashboard metrics, see Application Monitoring metrics.

Obtain instance information

On the Settings page, obtain the HTTP API address and token.

Then, you can use the HTTP API address and token to synchronize application monitoring data from Managed Service for Prometheus to your local Grafana system. For more information, see Import data from Managed Service for Prometheus to a local Grafana system.


Managed Service for Prometheus allows you to integrate the data source and dashboards of Application Monitoring with simple configurations. You can use Managed Service for Prometheus to quickly perform the secondary development of application monitoring data. For more information, see Use Application Monitoring metrics to create a custom Grafana dashboard.