ModifyGlobalCluster - Amazon Neptune
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Modify a setting for an Amazon Neptune global cluster. You can change one or more database configuration parameters by specifying these parameters and their new values in the request.

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.


A value that indicates whether major version upgrades are allowed.

Constraints: You must allow major version upgrades if you specify a value for the EngineVersion parameter that is a different major version than the DB cluster's current version.

If you upgrade the major version of a global database, the cluster and DB instance parameter groups are set to the default parameter groups for the new version, so you will need to apply any custom parameter groups after completing the upgrade.

Type: Boolean

Required: No


Indicates whether the global database has deletion protection enabled. The global database cannot be deleted when deletion protection is enabled.

Type: Boolean

Required: No


The version number of the database engine to which you want to upgrade. Changing this parameter will result in an outage. The change is applied during the next maintenance window unless ApplyImmediately is enabled.

To list all of the available Neptune engine versions, use the following command:

Type: String

Required: No


The DB cluster identifier for the global cluster being modified. This parameter is not case-sensitive.

Constraints: Must match the identifier of an existing global database cluster.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 255.

Pattern: [A-Za-z][0-9A-Za-z-:._]*

Required: Yes


A new cluster identifier to assign to the global database. This value is stored as a lowercase string.


  • Must contain from 1 to 63 letters, numbers, or hyphens.

  • The first character must be a letter.

  • Can't end with a hyphen or contain two consecutive hyphens

Example: my-cluster2

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 255.

Pattern: [A-Za-z][0-9A-Za-z-:._]*

Required: No

Response Elements

The following element is returned by the service.


Contains the details of an Amazon Neptune global database.

This data type is used as a response element for the CreateGlobalCluster, DescribeGlobalClusters, ModifyGlobalCluster, DeleteGlobalCluster, FailoverGlobalCluster, and RemoveFromGlobalCluster actions.

Type: GlobalCluster object


For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.


The GlobalClusterIdentifier doesn't refer to an existing global database cluster.

HTTP Status Code: 404


The global cluster is in an invalid state and can't perform the requested operation.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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