Clearing RDS instance logs

Last Updated: May 27, 2016


For MySQL instances, all related Binlog logs will be cleared.For SQLServer instances, a temporary backup is produced. After temporary backup, the RDS disk space is reduced.

Request parameters

Name Type Required? Description
Action String Yes Required parameter. Value: PurgeDBInstanceLog
DBInstanceId String Yes Instance with disk space to be reduced

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

JSON format:

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