Release instance

Last Updated: Dec 12, 2017

Based on the business requirement change, you can manually release the instance whose billing method is Pay-As-You-Go. But only when the instance is in Running status can it be released. This article mainly introduces the releasing procedure.


  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 to visit the Basic Information page.

  4. In the Operating Status area, click Release Instance, as shown in the following figure.

    Release instance

  5. In the dialog box box, click Confirm to release the instance.

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