You can call the ModifyDBInstanceDescription operation to change the name of an ApsaraDB RDS instance.


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Request parameters

Parameter Type Required Example Description
Action String Yes ModifyDBInstanceDescription

The operation that you want to perform. Set the value to ModifyDBInstanceDescription.

DBInstanceDescription String Yes Instance in Alibaba Cloud staging environment

The name of the instance.

Note The name must be 2 to 64 characters in length.
DBInstanceId String Yes rm-uf6wjk5xxxxxxxxxx

The ID of the instance.

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example Description
RequestId String 17F57FEE-EA4F-4337-8D2E-9C23CAA63D74

The ID of the request.


Sample requests

http(s):// Action=ModifyDBInstanceDescription
&DBInstanceDescription=Instance in Alibaba Cloud staging environment
&<Common request parameters>

Sample success responses

XML format


JSON format

    "RequestId": " 17F57FEE-EA4F-4337-8D2E-9C23CAA63D74"

Error codes

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