Stop RDS Instances

The Stop RDS Instances action stops your RDS Instances on demand.

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

Access to all four endpoints is required.


You may need the Stop RDS Instances action to confirm the targeted RDS Instances have finish stopping before moving onto the next action in a rule.

You can achieve this using the Stop RDS Instances action’s Wait panel, pictured:


If you select Wait for RDS Instances to Stop, the action will wait until the describeDBInstances endpoint returns a dbInstanceStatus of stopped.