Release an instance

Last Updated: Mar 02, 2018

Depending on the business change, you can manually release Pay-As-You-Go instances, but not Subscription instances. Subscription instances are released automatically when they are overdue.

This document describes how to release an instance manually.



  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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