The following table lists the endpoints of the ApsaraDB for RDS API in different regions.

Region Endpoint
China (Qingdao), China (Beijing), China (Hangzhou), China (Shanghai), China (Shenzhen), China (Hong Kong), Singapore, US (Virginia), US (Silicon Valley) rds.aliyuncs.com
China (Zhangjiakou-Beijing Winter Olympics) rds.cn-zhangjiakou.aliyuncs.com
Japan (Tokyo) rds.ap-northeast-1.aliyuncs.com
Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur) rds.ap-southeast-3.aliyuncs.com
Australia (Sydney) rds.ap-southeast-2.aliyuncs.com
UAE (Dubai) rds.me-east-1.aliyuncs.comm
China (Hohhot) rds.cn-huhehaote.aliyuncs.com
India (Mumbai) rds.ap-south-1.aliyuncs.com
Indonesia (Jakarta) rds.ap-southeast-5.aliyuncs.com
Germany (Frankfurt) rds.eu-central-1.aliyuncs.com
UK (London) rds.eu-west-1.aliyuncs.com
China (Chengdu) rds.cn-chengdu.aliyuncs.com

Communications protocol

You can send requests by using the HTTP or HTTPS protocol. For a higher level of security, we recommend that you send requests by using the HTTPS protocol.

Request method

You can use the HTTP GET method to send the request for calling an API operation. If you use this method, the request parameters must be included in the URL of the request.

Request parameters

In each request, you must specify the operation such as CreateDatabase that you want to perform by using the Action parameter. You must also specify the common request parameters and the specific request parameters that are required by the operation.

Character encoding

All requests and responses are encoded in UTF-8.