The following table lists the endpoints of the ApsaraDB RDS API in different regions.

Region Endpoint
China (Qingdao), China (Beijing), China (Hangzhou), China (Shanghai), China (Shenzhen), China (Hong Kong), Singapore (Singapore), US (Virginia), and US (Silicon Valley). rds.aliyuncs.com
Note This endpoint is also applicable to Alibaba Gov Cloud and Alibaba Finance Cloud.
China (Zhangjiakou-Beijing Winter Olympics) rds.cn-zhangjiakou.aliyuncs.com
Japan (Tokyo) rds.ap-northeast-1.aliyuncs.com
Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur) rds.ap-southeast-3.aliyuncs.com
Australia (Sydney) rds.ap-southeast-2.aliyuncs.com
UAE (Dubai) rds.me-east-1.aliyuncs.com
China (Hohhot) rds.cn-huhehaote.aliyuncs.com
India (Mumbai) rds.ap-south-1.aliyuncs.com
Indonesia (Jakarta) rds.ap-southeast-5.aliyuncs.com
Germany (Frankfurt) rds.eu-central-1.aliyuncs.com
UK (London) rds.eu-west-1.aliyuncs.com
China (Chengdu) rds.cn-chengdu.aliyuncs.com

Communication protocol

You can send requests by using the HTTP or HTTPS protocol. For a higher level of security, we recommend that you send requests by using the HTTPS protocol.

Request method

You can use the HTTP GET method to send the request for calling an API operation. If you use this method, the request parameters must be included in the URL of the request.

Request parameters

In each request, you must specify the operation (such as CreateDatabase) that you want to perform by using the Action parameter. You must also specify the common request parameters and the specific parameters that are required by the operation.

Character encoding

All requests and responses are encoded in UTF-8