This topic describes how to log on to an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance by using Data Management (DMS). DMS supports features such as data management, user authorization, security audit, lock-free changes, data tracking, and data visualization.

Prerequisites

Procedure

  1. Visit the RDS instance list, select a region above, and click the target instance ID.
  2. In the upper-right corner of the Basic Information page, click Log On to Database. Log On to Database button
  3. In the Login instance dialog box, enter the username and password of the account that is used to log on to the RDS instance. Then, click Login.
    Note To obtain the username and password of an account, you can perform the following operations:
    1. Visit the RDS instance list, select a region above, and click the target instance ID.
    2. In the left-side navigation pane, click Accounts.
    Login instance dialog box
  4. After you log on to the RDS instance, manage the databases on which the account has permissions based on your business requirements. You can click the name of a database to switch to that database. In the example shown in the following figure, you switch from the information_schema database to a different database. testdb database
    Note The information_schema database and the mysql database are system databases.