Request structure

Last Updated: May 27, 2016

Service address

The access address for the RDS API service is rds.aliyuncs.com

Communication protocol

The system supports request communication through the HTTP or HTTPS channel. The HTTPS channel is recommended for sending requests to ensure the security of requests.

Request methods

The system supports the sending of HTTP GET requests. For this method, the request parameters must be included in the request URL.

Request parameters

Each request must specify the operation to be executed, namely, the Action parameter (e.g., CreateDatabase), and each operation must contain the public request parameters and the specific request parameters of the specified operation.

Character encoding

Both requests and returned results are encoded using the UTF-8 character set.

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