Restart an RDS instance

Last Updated: Sep 13, 2017


Generally an RDS instance can be restarted within 10s. If a large number of transactions must be submitted or rolled back, the restart may be extended by about one minute.

The operation must meet the following conditions or may fail:

  • The instance is running.

  • The instance is not currently performing a backup task.

Request parameters

Name Type Required? Description
Action String Yes Required parameter. Value: RestartDBInstance.
DBInstanceId String Yes Instance ID.

Return parameters

Name Type Description
<Public Return Parameters> - For details, refer to Public parameters.


  • Request example

    2. &DBInstanceId=rdsaiiabnaiiabn
    3. &<Public Request Parameters>
  • Return example

    XML format:

    1. <RestartDBInstanceResponse>
    2. <RequestId>65BDA532-28AF-4122-AA39-B382721EEE64</RequestId>
    3. </RestartDBInstanceResponse>

    JSON format:

    1. {
    2. "RequestId": " 65BDA532-28AF-4122-AA39-B382721EEE64"
    3. }
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