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Process

Purpose

This section describes how to create RDS DB instances, initialize configurations, and connect to instance databases, helping you quickly understand the process of using RDS.

Intended Audience

  • Users who create an RDS DB instance for the first time
  • Users who need to initialize configurations after creating a DB instance
  • Users who need to connect to an RDS DB instance

Flowchart

If you are using RDS for the first time, see the restrictions described in section Restrictions.

Before using RDS DB instances, you need to perform the following operations.

Figure 1 Process
NOTE:

If the ECS is in the same VPC subnet as the RDS DB instance, you do not need to assign an EIP.