Before you use an Alibaba Cloud Elasticsearch cluster to serve your business, you must access the cluster. You can also configure the cluster to improve query efficiency and service security. This topic describes how to access an Elasticsearch cluster and provides the configurations that are supported by Alibaba Cloud Elasticsearch.
Access an Elasticsearch cluster
|Access method||Use scenario||References|
|Kibana console||Log on to the Kibana console|
|API||Use an API to access an Elasticsearch cluster.||Use APIs to manage an Alibaba Cloud Elasticsearch cluster|
|Client||Configure the internal or public endpoint of an Elasticsearch cluster in PHP, Python, Java, or Go code to access the cluster. |
Note You can obtain the internal or public endpoint of the cluster on the Basic Information page of the cluster in the Elasticsearch console. For more information, see View the basic information of a cluster.
|Use a client to access an Alibaba Cloud Elasticsearch cluster|
Configure an Elasticsearch cluster
|Monitoring and alerting|
|Logs||Configure log-related settings.||Query logs|