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ApsaraDB for Memcache:About Memcache console

Last Updated:Aug 08, 2023

The Memcache console is a web application where you can create and manage instances, configure networks and accounts, and so on.

The Memcache console is part of the Alibaba Cloud console. This document introduces general interfaces on the Memcache console. The actual interfaces may differ slightly from the figures in this document.


You have logged on to the Memcache console by using your Alibaba Cloud account. If you do not have an Alibaba Cloud account, click Register.

Console overview

Console home page

Log on to the Memcache Console. The Instance List page is displayed, showing the following information: Instance ID, Status, Memory in Use and Quota, Zone, Instance Type, Creation Time, Billing Method, and Network Type.

Memcache instance list page

Note: Memory in Use and Quota is based on offline statistics made up of information collected from the underlying system. A delay of about 10 minutes always exists.

Maintenance Window

You can modify the maintenance window on the Instance Information page. Alibaba Cloud maintains the instances during the O&M time, and the system may disconnect shortly. We recommend that you set the maintenance window to off-peak hours.

O&M period

Performance monitoring

Click the instance ID to go to the Instance information page. In the left-side navigation pane, select Performance Monitoring to view historical performance data of different metrics.

Performance monitoring

You can click Customize Metrics to add more metrics. For more information, see Performance Monitoring.

Whitelist settings

Select Whitelist Settings in the left-side navigation pane, and you can add IP addresses that can access the Memcache instance. For more information, see Security settings,

Whitelist settings

System parameters

You can set Memcache’s data eviction policies on the System Parameters page. For more information, see Parameter Settings,

Parameter settings

Backup and restore

On the Backup and Restore page, you can create backups, recover data, and set the automatic backup time. For more information, see Backup and restore.

Backup and restore