How do I restore data from an Amazon RDS database snapshot?

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I want to restore data from an Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) DB snapshot.


You can restore your data from a DB snapshot using one of these services:

Note: If you receive errors when running AWS CLI commands, make sure that you’re using the most recent version of the AWS CLI.

You can restore data from both manual and automatic DB snapshots. First, select the DB snapshot that you want to restore from. Then, provide a name for the new DB instance that is created from the restore.

Note: When you restore data from a DB snapshot, you must create a new DB instance. You can't restore data from a DB snapshot to an existing DB instance. Also, you can't restore a DB instance from a DB snapshot that is both shared and encrypted. Instead, first make a copy of the DB snapshot. Then, restore the DB instance from the copy.

Related information

Creating a DB snapshot

Creating a Multi-AZ DB cluster snapshot