Reset instance password

Last Updated: Dec 20, 2017

You can reset the password on the RDS console, If the password for the database account is lost.

Note: For data security, we recommend to change the password periodically.


  1. Log on to the RDS console and select the target instance.

  2. Select Accounts in the left-side navigation pane.

  3. On the Account List tab, select the account you want to reset the password for and click Reset Password.

    Resetting the Password

  4. On the Reset Account Password page, enter a new password and click OK.

    Note: The password consists of 6 to 32 characters which must be letters, digits, hyphen (-), or underscores (_). We recommend not to repeat your old passwords.

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