• Relational Database Service

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

Changing a Parameter Group Description


You can change the description of a parameter group you have created.


You cannot change the description of a default parameter group.


  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 and click in the Description column.
  5. Enter a new description. You can click to submit the modification or to cancel the modification.

    • After you submit the modification, you can view the new description in the Description column on the Parameter Group Management page.
    • The description must consist of a maximum of 256 characters and cannot contain the following special characters: >!<"&'=