Restarting an RDS instance

Last Updated: May 27, 2016


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 the Appendix.


  • 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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