Filter - Amazon Relational Database Service


A filter name and value pair that is used to return a more specific list of results from a describe operation. Filters can be used to match a set of resources by specific criteria, such as IDs. The filters supported by a describe operation are documented with the describe operation.


Currently, wildcards are not supported in filters.

The following actions can be filtered:

  • DescribeDBClusterBacktracks

  • DescribeDBClusterEndpoints

  • DescribeDBClusters

  • DescribeDBInstances

  • DescribeDBRecommendations

  • DescribeDBShardGroups

  • DescribePendingMaintenanceActions



In the following list, the required parameters are described first.


The name of the filter. Filter names are case-sensitive.

Type: String

Required: Yes


One or more filter values. Filter values are case-sensitive.

Type: Array of strings

Required: Yes

See Also

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