This topic describes how to create a custom Anti-DDoS Pro or Anti-DDoS Premium dashboard and add charts to the dashboard in the Cloud Monitor console. Custom dashboards and charts help you monitor workloads of Anti-DDoS Pro or Anti-DDoS Premium.

Background information

Cloud Monitor is a service that monitors applications and Alibaba Cloud resources. It allows you to view monitoring data in custom dashboards. You can aggregate monitoring data of different products and instances that run the same type of workload by using one dashboard. For more information, see Overview.

The dashboard feature provided by Cloud Monitor supports Anti-DDoS Pro and Anti-DDoS Premium. You can create and customize dashboards in the Cloud Monitor console.

The following table describes the metrics of Anti-DDoS Pro and Anti-DDoS Premium supported by Cloud Monitor.

Metric Dimension Unit
Out_Traffic Instance or IP address bit/s
In_Traffic Instance or IP address bit/s
Back_Traffic (traffic that is scrubbed by Anti-DDoS Pro or Anti-DDoS Premium and is forwarded to the origin server) Instance or IP address bit/s
Active_connection Instance or IP address Count
Inactive_connection Instance or IP address Count
New_connection Instance or IP address Count
qps Domain name Count/second
qps_ratio_down Domain name %
qps_ratio_up Domain name %
resp2xx Domain name Count
resp2xx_ratio Domain name %
resp3xx Domain name Count
resp3xx_ratio Domain name %
resp404 Domain name Count
resp404_ratio Domain name %
resp4xx Domain name Count
resp4xx_ratio Domain name %
resp5xx Domain name Count
resp5xx_ratio Domain name %
upstream_resp2xx Domain name Count
upstream_resp2xx_ratio Domain name %
upstream_resp3xx Domain name Count
upstream_resp3xx_ratio Domain name %
upstream_resp404 Domain name Count
upstream_resp404_ratio Domain name %
upstream_resp4xx Domain name Count
upstream_resp4xx_ratio Domain name %
upstream_resp5xx Domain name Count
upstream_resp5xx_ratio Domain name %


  1. Log on to the CloudMonitor console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, choose Dashboard > Custom Dashboard.
  3. On the page that appears, click Create Dashboard.Create Dashboard
  4. In the Create Dashboard dialog box, specify a name for the dashboard and click Create.Create a view group
    After the dashboard is created, you are redirected to the Dashboards page. You can select a dashboard from the Dashboards drop-down list to view or manage the dashboard.
  5. Click Add View. In the Add View panel, configure information of the chart.Add View
    1. Chart Type: Supported chart types are Line, Area, Table, Heat Map, and Pie Chart.
    2. Select Metrics: Click the Dashboards tab and select NewBGPDDoS (AntiDDoS Pro) or ddosdip (Anti-DDoS Premium). Then, configure Metrics and Resource.
      • Metrics: Select the metrics that you want to monitor. For more information, see Anti-DDoS Pro and Anti-DDoS Premium metrics.
      • Resource: Select the Anti-DDoS Pro or Anti-DDoS Premium instances and IP addresses that you want to monitor.Resource

        Click AddMetrics if you want to add more metrics.

    3. Click Save to create the chart.The created chart
    You can repeat the preceding step to add more charts to the dashboard.