Queries Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) settings of an ApsaraDB for RDS instance.

Note This operation is applicable to instances that run MySQL 5.6, MySQL 5.7, and MySQL 8.0 in the High-availability Edition with local SSDs and instances that run SQL Server.


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Request parameters

Parameter Type Required Example Description
Action String Yes DescribeDBInstanceSSL

The operation that you want to perform. Set the value to DescribeDBInstanceSSL.

DBInstanceId String Yes rm-uf6wjk5xxxxxxx

The ID of the instance.

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example Description
ConnectionString String rm-uf6wjk5xxxxxx.mysql.rds.aliyuncs.com

The endpoint protected by the SSL certificate.

SSLExpireTime String 2018-01-17T12:18:15Z

The time when the SSL certificate expires. The time follows the ISO 8601 standard in the yyyy-MM-ddTHH:mm:ssZ format. The time is displayed in UTC.

RequireUpdate String Yes

Indicates whether the SSL certificate needs to be updated. Valid values: Yes | No.

RequestId String 1AD222E9-E606-4A42-BF6D-8A4442913CEF

The ID of the request.

RequireUpdateReason String -

The reason why an update is needed.


Sample requests

http(s)://rds.aliyuncs.com/? Action=DescribeDBInstanceSSL
&<Common request parameters>

Sample success responses

XML format


JSON format

    "items": [
            "ConnectionString": "rm-uf6wjk5xxxxxx.mysql.rds.aliyuncs.com",
            "SSLExpireTime": "2018-01-17T12:18:15Z",
            "RequireUpdate": "Yes",
            "RequireUpdateReason": ""
    "requestId": "1AD222E9-E606-4A42-BF6D-8A4442913CEF"

Error codes

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