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Creates a copy of all data and configuration associated with the specified DB snapshot. You can copy an automated DB snapshot to create a manual DB snapshot in the same region, the manual snapshot will be retained after the automated snapshot is deleted. You can also copy either a manual or automated snapshot in one region to create a manual snapshot in another region.
Copying a DB snapshot out of the source region incurs Amazon RDS data transfer charges. For more information about RDS data transfer pricing, go to Amazon Relational Database Service Pricing.
You cannot copy a DB snapshot to or from the AWS GovCloud (US) Region. You also cannot copy a DB snapshot across regions if it was created from a DB instance that is using Oracle TDE.
Source DB snapshot identifier. This is the unique name that identifies an existing DB snapshot to copy.
This parameter can also be set using
The identifier for the target DB snapshot.
Constraints: Cannot be null, empty, or blank. Cannot be a word reserved by the database engine. Must contain 1 to 255 alphanumeric characters or hyphens. First character must be a letter. Cannot end with a hyphen or contain two consecutive hyphens.
The command returns the following information:
DBSnapshotId—Name of the DB snapshot
Snapshot Created—The time (in 24 hour UTC) when the DB snapshot was taken
DBInstanceId—User-supplied database identifier; this is the unique key that identifies a DB instance
Instance Created—The date and time when the DB instance was created
Engine—The name and version of the database engine used
Storage—The size of the DB snapshot's allocated storage (GB)
Status—Status of the DB snapshot.
Master Username—The login name of the database's master user.
AZ—The original Availability Zone of
the database from which the DB snapshot was taken. This column appears only
Port—The original port of the
database from which the DB snapshot was taken. This column appears only with
--show-long-view command option
Version—The database engine's version number.
This example copies an automated DB snapshot to create a manual DB snapshot in the same region.
rds-copy-db-snapshot -s rds:mydb-2012-01-15-00-01 -t snapshotdec01
This example copies a manual DB snapshot in the us-east-1 region to create a manual DB snapshot in the us-west-2 region.
rds-copy-db-snapshot --source-db-snapshot-identifier arn:aws:rds:us-east-1:123456789012:snapshot:mysql-instance1-snapshot-20130805 --region us-west-2 --target-db-snapshot-identifier mysql-instance1-snapshot-20130805-copy