The instance management interface for PostgreSQL

Last Updated: Mar 31, 2018

This document introduces the query information and executable operations supported by the RDS console for the PostgreSQL instance.

Log on to the instance management interface

  1. Log on to the RDS console.

  2. Select the region where the target instance is located.

  3. Click the ID of the target instance or Manage in the corresponding Operation column to enter the instance management interface.

Overview of the instance management interface

Navigation pane Area name Description Links of common operations
Operation buttons at the top of the page - This area allows you to migrate the database, restart, and back up an instance.
Basic Information Basic Information This area allows you to view the the basic information of an instance. For example, the instance ID, region, and zone, instance type, intranet and the Internet addresses, intranet and the Internet port number. -
Instance Distribution This area allows you to check the number of temporary instances under a master instance, and add temporary instances. -
Operating Status This area allows you to view the running status, billing method, and creation time of an instance, release an instance, and renew a subscription instance.
Configuration Information This area allows you to view the instance types, CPU, database type and version, database memory, and the maximum number of connections, and set the maintenance period. Configure the maintenance period
Resource Information This area allows you to view the storage space and backup usage of an instance. -
Account Management Account List This area allows you to view the account information of the instance, create an initial account, and modify the account password.
Database connection Instance connection This area allows you to view the network type, access mode, intranet and the Internet addresses, and port of an instance, change the network type, modify the connection address, and to apply for and release an intranet/Internet address.
Monitoring and Alarms Monitoring This area allows you to view the monitoring information, such as the CPU and memory usage, disk space usage, and IOPS, and set the monitoring frequency. Set monitoring frequency
Alarms This area allows you to view the status of monitoring items, cloud account, and the alarm contact, and set alarm rules. Set monitoring rules
Security Controls Whitelist settings This area allows you to view the whitelist information of an instance, modify the whitelist, and add a whitelist group. Set whitelist
Instance Availability Availability Information This area allows you to view the instance zone type, instance availability, data replication mode, and number of the master/slave database, and switch the master/slave instances. Switch master/slave instance
Zone Architecture Diagram This area allows you to view the structural diagrams of the single zone and multi-zone instance. -
Log management Error Log This area allows you to view SQL statements that are incorrectly run in the database within a month. Log management
SQL Slow Log Details This area allows you to view SQL statements whose running period exceeds one second in the database within a month, and deduplicate similar statements.
Backup and Recovery Backup List This area allows you to view the data backup list, and download the backup data. Download RDS data and log backup
Temporary instance This area allows you to create temporary instances.
Archive List This area allows you to view the detailed list of archived logs, and download the archived logs. -
Backup Settings This area allows you to modify a backup policy and view the backup policies, such as the data backup retention time, backup cycle, and backup time. Back up RDS data
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