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ApsaraDB RDS:SwitchDBInstanceNetType

Last Updated:May 29, 2023

You can call the SwitchDBInstanceNetType operation to switch an ApsaraDB RDS instance between its internal and public endpoints.

Operation Description

To save endpoint resources, you can call this operation to switch an instance between its internal and public endpoints. After the endpoint that is used to connect to the instance is changed, you must update the endpoint information in the code of your application and restart the application.

Before you call this operation, make sure that the following requirements are met:

  • The instance is connected by using its internal or public endpoint.
  • The instance is in the Running state.
  • The number of times that you have switched the instance between its internal and public endpoints within the last 24 hours does not reach 20.
  • The instance resides in the classic network.

Authorization information

The following table shows the authorization information corresponding to the API. The authorization information can be used in the Action policy element to grant a RAM user or RAM role the permissions to call this API operation. Description:

  • Operation: the value that you can use in the Action element to specify the operation on a resource.
  • Access level: the access level of each operation. The levels are read, write, and list.
  • Resource type: the type of the resource on which you can authorize the RAM user or the RAM role to perform the operation. Take note of the following items:
    • The required resource types are displayed in bold characters.
    • If the permissions cannot be granted at the resource level, All Resources is used in the Resource type column of the operation.
  • Condition Key: the condition key that is defined by the cloud service.
  • Associated operation: other operations that the RAM user or the RAM role must have permissions to perform to complete the operation. To complete the operation, the RAM user or the RAM role must have the permissions to perform the associated operations.
OperationAccess levelResource typeCondition keyAssociated operation
  • RDS

Request parameters


The client token that is used to ensure the idempotence of the request. You can use the client to generate the value, but you must ensure that it is unique among different requests. The token can only contain ASCII characters and cannot exceed 64 characters in length.


The ID of the instance.


The prefix of the custom endpoint. The prefix must be 8 to 64 characters in length and can contain letters and digits. It must start with a lowercase letter. A valid endpoint is in the following format: Prefix.Database Example:


The port associated with the endpoint. Valid values: 3001 to 3999.


The type of the endpoint. Valid values:

  • Normal
  • ReadWriteSplitting

By default, the system returns both types of endpoints.


Response parameters


The endpoint that is used to connect to the instance after the switch of endpoints.


The ID of the request.


The endpoint that is used to connect to the instance before the switch of endpoints.



Sample success responses


  "NewConnectionString": "new**********",
  "RequestId": "65BDA532-28AF-4122-AA39-B382721EEE64",
  "OldConnectionString": "rm-bp1**************"

Error codes

For a list of error codes, visit the Service error codes.

Change history

Change timeSummary of changesOperation
2022-06-23API Description Update
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