DBInstance - Amazon Relational Database Service
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DBInstance

Contains the details of an Amazon RDS DB instance.

This data type is used as a response element in the operations CreateDBInstance, CreateDBInstanceReadReplica, DeleteDBInstance, DescribeDBInstances, ModifyDBInstance, PromoteReadReplica, RebootDBInstance, RestoreDBInstanceFromDBSnapshot, RestoreDBInstanceFromS3, RestoreDBInstanceToPointInTime, StartDBInstance, and StopDBInstance.

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ActivityStreamEngineNativeAuditFieldsIncluded

Indicates whether engine-native audit fields are included in the database activity stream.

Type: Boolean

Required: No

ActivityStreamKinesisStreamName

The name of the Amazon Kinesis data stream used for the database activity stream.

Type: String

Required: No

ActivityStreamKmsKeyId

The Amazon KMS key identifier used for encrypting messages in the database activity stream. The Amazon KMS key identifier is the key ARN, key ID, alias ARN, or alias name for the KMS key.

Type: String

Required: No

ActivityStreamMode

The mode of the database activity stream. Database events such as a change or access generate an activity stream event. RDS for Oracle always handles these events asynchronously.

Type: String

Valid Values: sync | async

Required: No

ActivityStreamPolicyStatus

The status of the policy state of the activity stream.

Type: String

Valid Values: locked | unlocked | locking-policy | unlocking-policy

Required: No

ActivityStreamStatus

The status of the database activity stream.

Type: String

Valid Values: stopped | starting | started | stopping

Required: No

AllocatedStorage

Specifies the allocated storage size specified in gibibytes (GiB).

Type: Integer

Required: No

AssociatedRoles.DBInstanceRole.N

The Amazon Identity and Access Management (IAM) roles associated with the DB instance.

Type: Array of DBInstanceRole objects

Required: No

AutomaticRestartTime

The time when a stopped DB instance is restarted automatically.

Type: Timestamp

Required: No

AutomationMode

The automation mode of the RDS Custom DB instance: full or all paused. If full, the DB instance automates monitoring and instance recovery. If all paused, the instance pauses automation for the duration set by --resume-full-automation-mode-minutes.

Type: String

Valid Values: full | all-paused

Required: No

AutoMinorVersionUpgrade

A value that indicates that minor version patches are applied automatically.

Type: Boolean

Required: No

AvailabilityZone

Specifies the name of the Availability Zone the DB instance is located in.

Type: String

Required: No

AwsBackupRecoveryPointArn

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the recovery point in Amazon Backup.

Type: String

Required: No

BackupRetentionPeriod

Specifies the number of days for which automatic DB snapshots are retained.

Type: Integer

Required: No

BackupTarget

Specifies where automated backups and manual snapshots are stored: Amazon Outposts or the Amazon Web Services Region.

Type: String

Required: No

CACertificateIdentifier

The identifier of the CA certificate for this DB instance.

Type: String

Required: No

CharacterSetName

If present, specifies the name of the character set that this instance is associated with.

Type: String

Required: No

CopyTagsToSnapshot

Specifies whether tags are copied from the DB instance to snapshots of the DB instance.

Amazon Aurora

Not applicable. Copying tags to snapshots is managed by the DB cluster. Setting this value for an Aurora DB instance has no effect on the DB cluster setting. For more information, see DBCluster.

Type: Boolean

Required: No

CustomerOwnedIpEnabled

Specifies whether a customer-owned IP address (CoIP) is enabled for an RDS on Outposts DB instance.

A CoIP provides local or external connectivity to resources in your Outpost subnets through your on-premises network. For some use cases, a CoIP can provide lower latency for connections to the DB instance from outside of its virtual private cloud (VPC) on your local network.

For more information about RDS on Outposts, see Working with Amazon RDS on Amazon Outposts in the Amazon RDS User Guide.

For more information about CoIPs, see Customer-owned IP addresses in the Amazon Outposts User Guide.

Type: Boolean

Required: No

CustomIamInstanceProfile

The instance profile associated with the underlying Amazon EC2 instance of an RDS Custom DB instance. The instance profile must meet the following requirements:

  • The profile must exist in your account.

  • The profile must have an IAM role that Amazon EC2 has permissions to assume.

  • The instance profile name and the associated IAM role name must start with the prefix AWSRDSCustom.

For the list of permissions required for the IAM role, see Configure IAM and your VPC in the Amazon RDS User Guide.

Type: String

Required: No

DBClusterIdentifier

If the DB instance is a member of a DB cluster, contains the name of the DB cluster that the DB instance is a member of.

Type: String

Required: No

DBInstanceArn

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) for the DB instance.

Type: String

Required: No

DBInstanceAutomatedBackupsReplications.DBInstanceAutomatedBackupsReplication.N

The list of replicated automated backups associated with the DB instance.

Type: Array of DBInstanceAutomatedBackupsReplication objects

Required: No

DBInstanceClass

Contains the name of the compute and memory capacity class of the DB instance.

Type: String

Required: No

DBInstanceIdentifier

Contains a user-supplied database identifier. This identifier is the unique key that identifies a DB instance.

Type: String

Required: No

DbInstancePort

Specifies the port that the DB instance listens on. If the DB instance is part of a DB cluster, this can be a different port than the DB cluster port.

Type: Integer

Required: No

DBInstanceStatus

Specifies the current state of this database.

For information about DB instance statuses, see Viewing DB instance status in the Amazon RDS User Guide.

Type: String

Required: No

DbiResourceId

The Amazon Web Services Region-unique, immutable identifier for the DB instance. This identifier is found in Amazon CloudTrail log entries whenever the Amazon KMS key for the DB instance is accessed.

Type: String

Required: No

DBName

The meaning of this parameter differs according to the database engine you use.

MySQL, MariaDB, SQL Server, PostgreSQL

Contains the name of the initial database of this instance that was provided at create time, if one was specified when the DB instance was created. This same name is returned for the life of the DB instance.

Type: String

Oracle

Contains the Oracle System ID (SID) of the created DB instance. Not shown when the returned parameters do not apply to an Oracle DB instance.

Type: String

Required: No

DBParameterGroups.DBParameterGroup.N

Provides the list of DB parameter groups applied to this DB instance.

Type: Array of DBParameterGroupStatus objects

Required: No

DBSecurityGroups.DBSecurityGroup.N

A list of DB security group elements containing DBSecurityGroup.Name and DBSecurityGroup.Status subelements.

Type: Array of DBSecurityGroupMembership objects

Required: No

DBSubnetGroup

Specifies information on the subnet group associated with the DB instance, including the name, description, and subnets in the subnet group.

Type: DBSubnetGroup object

Required: No

DBSystemId

The Oracle system ID (Oracle SID) for a container database (CDB). The Oracle SID is also the name of the CDB. This setting is valid for RDS Custom only.

Type: String

Required: No

DeletionProtection

Indicates if the DB instance has deletion protection enabled. The database can't be deleted when deletion protection is enabled. For more information, see Deleting a DB Instance.

Type: Boolean

Required: No

DomainMemberships.DomainMembership.N

The Active Directory Domain membership records associated with the DB instance.

Type: Array of DomainMembership objects

Required: No

EnabledCloudwatchLogsExports.member.N

A list of log types that this DB instance is configured to export to CloudWatch Logs.

Log types vary by DB engine. For information about the log types for each DB engine, see Amazon RDS Database Log Files in the Amazon RDS User Guide.

Type: Array of strings

Required: No

Endpoint

Specifies the connection endpoint.

Note

The endpoint might not be shown for instances whose status is creating.

Type: Endpoint object

Required: No

Engine

The name of the database engine to be used for this DB instance.

Type: String

Required: No

EngineVersion

Indicates the database engine version.

Type: String

Required: No

EnhancedMonitoringResourceArn

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the Amazon CloudWatch Logs log stream that receives the Enhanced Monitoring metrics data for the DB instance.

Type: String

Required: No

IAMDatabaseAuthenticationEnabled

True if mapping of Amazon Identity and Access Management (IAM) accounts to database accounts is enabled, and otherwise false.

IAM database authentication can be enabled for the following database engines

  • For MySQL 5.6, minor version 5.6.34 or higher

  • For MySQL 5.7, minor version 5.7.16 or higher

  • Aurora 5.6 or higher. To enable IAM database authentication for Aurora, see DBCluster Type.

Type: Boolean

Required: No

InstanceCreateTime

Provides the date and time the DB instance was created.

Type: Timestamp

Required: No

Iops

Specifies the Provisioned IOPS (I/O operations per second) value.

Type: Integer

Required: No

KmsKeyId

If StorageEncrypted is true, the Amazon KMS key identifier for the encrypted DB instance.

The Amazon KMS key identifier is the key ARN, key ID, alias ARN, or alias name for the KMS key.

Type: String

Required: No

LatestRestorableTime

Specifies the latest time to which a database can be restored with point-in-time restore.

Type: Timestamp

Required: No

LicenseModel

License model information for this DB instance. This setting doesn't apply to RDS Custom.

Type: String

Required: No

ListenerEndpoint

Specifies the listener connection endpoint for SQL Server Always On.

Type: Endpoint object

Required: No

MasterUsername

Contains the master username for the DB instance.

Type: String

Required: No

MaxAllocatedStorage

The upper limit in gibibytes (GiB) to which Amazon RDS can automatically scale the storage of the DB instance.

Type: Integer

Required: No

MonitoringInterval

The interval, in seconds, between points when Enhanced Monitoring metrics are collected for the DB instance.

Type: Integer

Required: No

MonitoringRoleArn

The ARN for the IAM role that permits RDS to send Enhanced Monitoring metrics to Amazon CloudWatch Logs.

Type: String

Required: No

MultiAZ

Specifies if the DB instance is a Multi-AZ deployment. This setting doesn't apply to RDS Custom.

Type: Boolean

Required: No

NcharCharacterSetName

The name of the NCHAR character set for the Oracle DB instance. This character set specifies the Unicode encoding for data stored in table columns of type NCHAR, NCLOB, or NVARCHAR2.

Type: String

Required: No

NetworkType

The network type of the DB instance.

Valid values:

  • IPV4

  • DUAL

The network type is determined by the DBSubnetGroup specified for the DB instance. A DBSubnetGroup can support only the IPv4 protocol or the IPv4 and the IPv6 protocols (DUAL).

For more information, see Working with a DB instance in a VPC in the Amazon RDS User Guide and Working with a DB instance in a VPC in the Amazon Aurora User Guide.

Type: String

Required: No

OptionGroupMemberships.OptionGroupMembership.N

Provides the list of option group memberships for this DB instance.

Type: Array of OptionGroupMembership objects

Required: No

PendingModifiedValues

A value that specifies that changes to the DB instance are pending. This element is only included when changes are pending. Specific changes are identified by subelements.

Type: PendingModifiedValues object

Required: No

PerformanceInsightsEnabled

True if Performance Insights is enabled for the DB instance, and otherwise false.

Type: Boolean

Required: No

PerformanceInsightsKMSKeyId

The Amazon KMS key identifier for encryption of Performance Insights data.

The Amazon KMS key identifier is the key ARN, key ID, alias ARN, or alias name for the KMS key.

Type: String

Required: No

PerformanceInsightsRetentionPeriod

The number of days to retain Performance Insights data. The default is 7 days. The following values are valid:

  • 7

  • month * 31, where month is a number of months from 1-23

  • 731

For example, the following values are valid:

  • 93 (3 months * 31)

  • 341 (11 months * 31)

  • 589 (19 months * 31)

  • 731

Type: Integer

Required: No

PreferredBackupWindow

Specifies the daily time range during which automated backups are created if automated backups are enabled, as determined by the BackupRetentionPeriod.

Type: String

Required: No

PreferredMaintenanceWindow

Specifies the weekly time range during which system maintenance can occur, in Universal Coordinated Time (UTC).

Type: String

Required: No

ProcessorFeatures.ProcessorFeature.N

The number of CPU cores and the number of threads per core for the DB instance class of the DB instance.

Type: Array of ProcessorFeature objects

Required: No

PromotionTier

A value that specifies the order in which an Aurora Replica is promoted to the primary instance after a failure of the existing primary instance. For more information, see Fault Tolerance for an Aurora DB Cluster in the Amazon Aurora User Guide.

Type: Integer

Required: No

PubliclyAccessible

Specifies the accessibility options for the DB instance.

When the DB cluster is publicly accessible, its Domain Name System (DNS) endpoint resolves to the private IP address from within the DB cluster's virtual private cloud (VPC). It resolves to the public IP address from outside of the DB cluster's VPC. Access to the DB cluster is ultimately controlled by the security group it uses. That public access isn't permitted if the security group assigned to the DB cluster doesn't permit it.

When the DB instance isn't publicly accessible, it is an internal DB instance with a DNS name that resolves to a private IP address.

For more information, see CreateDBInstance.

Type: Boolean

Required: No

ReadReplicaDBClusterIdentifiers.ReadReplicaDBClusterIdentifier.N

Contains one or more identifiers of Aurora DB clusters to which the RDS DB instance is replicated as a read replica. For example, when you create an Aurora read replica of an RDS for MySQL DB instance, the Aurora MySQL DB cluster for the Aurora read replica is shown. This output doesn't contain information about cross-Region Aurora read replicas.

Note

Currently, each RDS DB instance can have only one Aurora read replica.

Type: Array of strings

Required: No

ReadReplicaDBInstanceIdentifiers.ReadReplicaDBInstanceIdentifier.N

Contains one or more identifiers of the read replicas associated with this DB instance.

Type: Array of strings

Required: No

ReadReplicaSourceDBInstanceIdentifier

Contains the identifier of the source DB instance if this DB instance is a read replica.

Type: String

Required: No

ReplicaMode

The open mode of an Oracle read replica. The default is open-read-only. For more information, see Working with Oracle Read Replicas for Amazon RDS in the Amazon RDS User Guide.

Note

This attribute is only supported in RDS for Oracle.

Type: String

Valid Values: open-read-only | mounted

Required: No

ResumeFullAutomationModeTime

The number of minutes to pause the automation. When the time period ends, RDS Custom resumes full automation. The minimum value is 60 (default). The maximum value is 1,440.

Type: Timestamp

Required: No

SecondaryAvailabilityZone

If present, specifies the name of the secondary Availability Zone for a DB instance with multi-AZ support.

Type: String

Required: No

StatusInfos.DBInstanceStatusInfo.N

The status of a read replica. If the instance isn't a read replica, this is blank.

Type: Array of DBInstanceStatusInfo objects

Required: No

StorageEncrypted

Specifies whether the DB instance is encrypted.

Type: Boolean

Required: No

StorageThroughput

Specifies the storage throughput for the DB instance.

This setting applies only to the gp3 storage type.

Type: Integer

Required: No

StorageType

Specifies the storage type associated with the DB instance.

Type: String

Required: No

TagList.Tag.N

A list of tags. For more information, see Tagging Amazon RDS Resources in the Amazon RDS User Guide.

Type: Array of Tag objects

Required: No

TdeCredentialArn

The ARN from the key store with which the instance is associated for TDE encryption.

Type: String

Required: No

Timezone

The time zone of the DB instance. In most cases, the Timezone element is empty. Timezone content appears only for Microsoft SQL Server DB instances that were created with a time zone specified.

Type: String

Required: No

VpcSecurityGroups.VpcSecurityGroupMembership.N

Provides a list of VPC security group elements that the DB instance belongs to.

Type: Array of VpcSecurityGroupMembership objects

Required: No

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific Amazon SDKs, see the following: