CreateTenantDatabase - Amazon Relational Database Service


Creates a tenant database in a DB instance that uses the multi-tenant configuration. Only RDS for Oracle container database (CDB) instances are supported.

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.


The user-supplied DB instance identifier. RDS creates your tenant database in this DB instance. This parameter isn't case-sensitive.

Type: String

Required: Yes


The name for the master user account in your tenant database. RDS creates this user account in the tenant database and grants privileges to the master user. This parameter is case-sensitive.


  • Must be 1 to 16 letters, numbers, or underscores.

  • First character must be a letter.

  • Can't be a reserved word for the chosen database engine.

Type: String

Required: Yes


The password for the master user in your tenant database.


  • Must be 8 to 30 characters.

  • Can include any printable ASCII character except forward slash (/), double quote ("), at symbol (@), ampersand (&), or single quote (').

Type: String

Required: Yes


The user-supplied name of the tenant database that you want to create in your DB instance. This parameter has the same constraints as DBName in CreateDBInstance.

Type: String

Required: Yes


The character set for your tenant database. If you don't specify a value, the character set name defaults to AL32UTF8.

Type: String

Required: No


The NCHAR value for the tenant database.

Type: String

Required: No


A list of tags. For more information, see Tagging Amazon RDS Resources in the Amazon RDS User Guide.

Type: Array of Tag objects

Required: No

Response Elements

The following element is returned by the service.


A tenant database in the DB instance. This data type is an element in the response to the DescribeTenantDatabases action.

Type: TenantDatabase object


For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.


DBInstanceIdentifier doesn't refer to an existing DB instance.

HTTP Status Code: 404


The DB instance isn't in a valid state.

HTTP Status Code: 400


You attempted to either create a tenant database that already exists or modify a tenant database to use the name of an existing tenant database.

HTTP Status Code: 400


You attempted to create more tenant databases than are permitted in your AWS account.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: