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Updated on 2023-09-28 GMT+08:00

What Is Config?


Config enables you to centrally manage your cloud resources. You can search for your cloud resources.


  • Displaying resource details: The Config console displays all resources you own and provides you with rich search methods.
  • Displaying resource relationships: With Config, you can have a clear view of resource relationships.
Figure 1 Config architecture

Access Methods

You can use either of the following methods to access Config.

  • Management console

    The console is a web-based UI, where you can perform operations easily.

  • Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)

    To integrate Config into a third-party system for secondary development, you can access the service by calling APIs. For details, see .