This section describes how to download a manual or an automated backup file to a local device and restore data from the backup file.
If the size of the backup data is greater than 400 MB, you are advised to use OBS Browser to download the backup data.
For details about how to log in to OBS Browser, see section Logging In to OBS Browser in the Object Storage Service User Guide.
In the Create Bucket dialog box of OBS Browser, select Add external bucket and enter the bucket name displayed on Download Backup File of the RDS console.
For details about how to add external buckets, see section Adding External Buckets in the Object Storage Service User Guide.
In the search box on the right of OBS Browser, enter the backup file name displayed on Download Backup File of the RDS console. For Microsoft SQL Server databases, you can download backup data of a single database.
Download the backup data directly from the browser.
You can copy the URL within the validity period and use another download tools to download backup data. For MySQL and PostgreSQL DB instances, the URL of the selected backup file is displayed. For Microsoft SQL Server DB instances, the URLs of all the backup files are displayed. You can download the backup files of a single database.