When you connect to an ApsaraDB RDS for SQL Server instance, you must enter its internal or public endpoint and port number. This topic describes how to view and change the internal and public endpoints and port numbers of an RDS instance in the ApsaraDB RDS console.

View the internal and public endpoints and port numbers of an RDS instance (in the new ApsaraDB RDS console)

  1. Visit the RDS instance list, select a region above, and click the target instance ID.
  2. In the Basic Information section of the Basic Information page, click See Detail next to Network Type. In the pane that appears, view the internal and public endpoints and port numbers of your RDS instance.
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View the internal and public endpoints and port numbers of an RDS instance (in the original ApsaraDB RDS console)

  1. Visit the RDS instance list, select a region above, and click the target instance ID.
  2. In the Basic Information section of the Basic Information page, view the internal and public endpoints and port numbers of your RDS instance.
    Note
    View endpoints in the original ApsaraDB RDS console

Change the internal or public endpoint and port number of an RDS instance

  1. Visit the RDS instance list, select a region above, and click the target instance ID.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click Database Connection.
  3. In the upper part of the Database Connection page, click Change Endpoint.
  4. In the dialog box that appears, select a connection type, enter the prefix of the endpoint that you want to change, specify the port number, and then click OK.
    Note
    • The prefix of an endpoint must be 8 to 64 characters in length and can contain only letters, digits, and hyphens (-). It must start with a lowercase letter.
    • The port number must be in the range of 1000 to 5999.
    Change the internal or public endpoint and port number of an RDS instance

FAQ

  • After I change an endpoint or port number of my RDS instance, do I need to update the endpoint or port number on my application?

    Yes, after you change an endpoint or port number of your RDS instance, you must update the endpoint or port number on your application. Otherwise, your application cannot connect to your RDS instance.

  • After I change an endpoint or port number of my RDS instance, is the change immediately applied? And do I need to restart my RDS instance?

    After you change an endpoint or port number of your RDS instance, the change is immediately applied and you do not need to restart your RDS instance.

  • After I change or release an endpoint of my RDS instance, can the endpoint be used for another RDS instance?

    Yes, after you change or release an endpoint of your RDS instance, the endpoint can be used for another RDS instance.

  • Does a primary/secondary switchover trigger changes to the endpoints of my RDS instance?

    No, a primary/secondary switchover does not trigger changes to the endpoints of your RDS instance. However, the IP addresses that are associated with the endpoints change. Your application can still connect to your RDS instance by using the endpoints.