Restoring ApsaraDB for RDS instances in overwriting mode is a high-risk operation and data cannot be restored once a misoperation occurs. To address this problem, Alibaba Cloud has disabled instance restoration in overwriting mode and the corresponding RestoreDBInstance operation since February 25, 2019.
February 25, 2019
- ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL 5.5
- ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL 5.6 High-availability Edition
- ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL 5.7 High-availability Edition (based on local SSDs)
- ApsaraDB RDS for SQL Server 2008 R2
Restoration of ApsaraDB for RDS instances in overwriting mode
Instance restoration in overwriting mode and the corresponding RestoreDBInstance operation are no longer supported.
We recommend that you use the Restore Database (Previously Clone Database) function to restore a database instance.
We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. If you have any questions, please submit a ticket to contact after-sales service.