Start DocumentDB Clusters

The Start DocumentDB Clusters action starts your DocumentDB clusters on demand.

It does this using the following endpoints in AWS’s RDS API:

Access to all three endpoints is required.


You may need the Start DocumentDB Clusters action to confirm the targeted DocumentDB clusters have finished starting before moving onto the next action in a rule.

You can achieve this using the Start DocumentDB Clusters action’s Wait panel, pictured:


If you select Wait for Clusters to be available, the action will wait until the describeDBClusters endpoint returns a status of available for each targeted cluster.