This topic describes how to restart an RDS PostgreSQL instance in the RDS console if the number of connections exceeds its upper limit or any performance issue occurs for the instance.


Restarting an RDS instance may interrupt its connections and impact your services. Exercise caution when performing this action.


  1. Log on to the RDS console.
  2. Select the target region.Select a region
  3. Find the target RDS instance. Then, click the instance ID or in the Actions column click Management.
  4. In the upper-right corner of the Basic Information page, click Restart Instance.Restart Instance button
  5. In the message that appears, click OK.


API Description
RestartDBInstance Used to restart an RDS instance.