You can use DMS to log on to an RDS instance. For more information, see What is DMS?. This topic describes how to use DMS to log on to an RDS instance from the RDS console.

Notes

Currently, you can only use an internal endpoint to log on to DMS.

Prerequisites

The instance edition must be one of the following editions:
  • PostgreSQL 10 Cluster Edition (Local SSD)
  • PostgreSQL 10 Basic Edition
  • PostgreSQL 9.4

Procedure

  1. Log on to the .
  2. In the upper-left corner of the page, select the region where the instance is located.
    Select a region
  3. Find the instance and click the instance ID to enter the Basic Information page.
  4. Click Log On to DB in the upper-right corner of the page, as shown in the following figure. Enter the Quick Logon page of the DMS console.


  5. On the Quick Logon page, check the endpoint and port number displayed on the RDS Database Logon page. If the information is correct, enter the username and password of the database, as shown in the following figure.


    Configure the following parameters:

    • Connection string: the combination of the internal endpoint and port number of an instance, which is in the <internal endpoint>:<port number> format. For information about how to view the internal endpoint and port number of an instance, see View the internal endpoint and port number.
    • Database username: the account used to access the RDS database.
    • Password: the password of the account used to access the RDS database.
  6. Click Log On.
    Note If you want the Web browser to remember the password, select Remember Password and click Log On.
  7. If the system prompts you to add the IP CIDR block of the DMS server to the RDS whitelist, click Specify for All Instances or Specify for Current Instance.
  8. Click Log On.