Supported Regions and DB engines for IAM database authentication in Amazon RDS - Amazon Relational Database Service
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Supported Regions and DB engines for IAM database authentication in Amazon RDS

By using IAM database authentication in Amazon RDS, you can authenticate without a password when you connect to a DB instance. Instead, you use an authentication token. For more information, see IAM database authentication for MariaDB, MySQL, and PostgreSQL.

IAM database authentication isn't available with the following engines:

  • RDS for Db2

  • RDS for Oracle

  • RDS for SQL Server

IAM database authentication with RDS for MariaDB

The following Regions and engine versions are available for IAM database authentication with RDS for MariaDB.

Region RDS for MariaDB 10.11 RDS for MariaDB 10.6 RDS for MariaDB 10.5 RDS for MariaDB 10.4 RDS for MariaDB 10.3
US East (Ohio) All available versions All available versions
US East (N. Virginia) All available versions All available versions
US West (N. California) All available versions All available versions
US West (Oregon) All available versions All available versions
Africa (Cape Town) All available versions All available versions
Asia Pacific (Hong Kong) All available versions All available versions
Asia Pacific (Hyderabad)
Asia Pacific (Jakarta) All available versions All available versions
Asia Pacific (Melbourne)
Asia Pacific (Mumbai) All available versions All available versions
Asia Pacific (Osaka) All available versions All available versions
Asia Pacific (Seoul) All available versions All available versions
Asia Pacific (Singapore) All available versions All available versions
Asia Pacific (Sydney) All available versions All available versions
Asia Pacific (Tokyo) All available versions All available versions
Canada (Central) All available versions All available versions
Canada West (Calgary) All available versions All available versions
China (Beijing) All available versions All available versions
China (Ningxia) All available versions All available versions
Europe (Frankfurt) All available versions All available versions
Europe (Ireland) All available versions All available versions
Europe (London) All available versions All available versions
Europe (Milan) All available versions All available versions
Europe (Paris) All available versions All available versions
Europe (Spain)
Europe (Stockholm) All available versions All available versions
Europe (Zurich)
Israel (Tel Aviv)
Middle East (Bahrain) All available versions All available versions
Middle East (UAE)
South America (São Paulo) All available versions All available versions
Amazon GovCloud (US-East) All available versions All available versions
Amazon GovCloud (US-West) All available versions All available versions

IAM database authentication with RDS for MySQL

IAM database authentication with RDS for MySQL is available in all Regions for the following versions:

  • RDS for MySQL 8.0 – All available versions

  • RDS for MySQL 5.7 – All available versions

IAM database authentication with RDS for PostgreSQL

IAM database authentication with RDS for PostgreSQL is available in all Regions for the following versions:

  • RDS for PostgreSQL 16 – All available versions

  • RDS for PostgreSQL 15 – All available versions

  • RDS for PostgreSQL 14 – All available versions

  • RDS for PostgreSQL 13 – All available versions

  • RDS for PostgreSQL 12 – All available versions

  • RDS for PostgreSQL 11 – All available versions

  • RDS for PostgreSQL 10 – All available versions