• Relational Database Service

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  2. Relational Database Service
  3. User Guide
  4. Managing DB Instances
  5. Parameter Groups
  6. Deleting a Parameter Group

Deleting a Parameter Group


You can delete a custom parameter group that is no longer used.

Deleted parameter groups 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. Choose Parameter Group Management in the navigation pane on the left. On the Custom Groups page, locate the target parameter group to be deleted and choose More > Delete in the Operation column.

    The following parameter groups cannot be deleted:

    • Default parameter groups
    • Parameter groups applied to DB instances

  5. Click Yes.