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  4. Managing DB Instances
  5. Backups and Restorations
  6. Deleting a Manual Backup

Deleting a Manual Backup


This section describes how to delete manual backups to release storage space.

Deleted manual backups cannot be recovered. Exercise caution when performing this operation.


  1. Log in to the management console.
  2. Click in the upper left corner and select a region and a project.
  3. Click Service List. Under Database, click Relational Database Service to go to the RDS console.
  4. On the Backup Management page, locate the manual backup to be deleted and choose More > Delete in the Operation column.

    The following backups cannot be deleted:

    • Automated backups
    • Backups that are being restored
    • Backups that are being replicated

  5. Click Yes.