If your Alibaba Cloud account has overdue payments, all the pay-as-you-go ApsaraDB RDS instances that belong to the account become overdue. You can unlock or rebuild overdue RDS instances within a specific period of time. Subscription RDS instances are not affected by overdue payments.
Alibaba Cloud sends notifications to you before your account becomes overdue. To avoid business interruptions, we recommend that you add funds to your account at your earliest opportunity.
Overdue instance states
If your Alibaba Cloud account has overdue payments, all pay-as-you-go RDS instances that belong to the account become overdue.
Before data is deleted, add funds to your Alibaba Cloud account to settle the outstanding bills.
Data that has been deleted cannot be restored.
If your RDS instance is released, the backup files of the instance are retained in the following scenarios:
The RDS instance runs MySQL, PostgreSQL, or SQL Server, and the cross-region backup retention period has not ended. The backup files are retained until the cross-region backup retention period ends. For more information, see Use the cross-region backup feature.
The RDS instance runs MySQL, and you have determined to retain the backup files of the RDS instance after the RDS instance is released. For more information, see Enable the automatic backup feature.