Getting the status of a database activity stream - Amazon Relational Database Service

Getting the status of a database activity stream

You can get the status of an activity stream for your RDS for Oracle DB instance using the console or AWS CLI.

To get the status of a database activity stream

  1. Open the Amazon RDS console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/rds/.

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Databases, and then choose the DB instance link.

  3. Choose the Configuration tab, and check Database activity stream for status.

You can get the activity stream configuration for a database as the response to a describe-db-instances CLI request.

The following example describes my-instance.

aws rds --region my-region describe-db-instances --db-instance-identifier my-db

The following example shows a JSON response. The following fields are shown:

  • ActivityStreamKinesisStreamName

  • ActivityStreamKmsKeyId

  • ActivityStreamStatus

  • ActivityStreamMode

  • ActivityStreamPolicyStatus

{ "DBInstances": [ { ... "Engine": "oracle-ee", ... "ActivityStreamStatus": "starting", "ActivityStreamKmsKeyId": "ab12345e-1111-2bc3-12a3-ab1cd12345e", "ActivityStreamKinesisStreamName": "aws-rds-das-db-AB1CDEFG23GHIJK4LMNOPQRST", "ActivityStreamMode": "async", "ActivityStreamEngineNativeAuditFieldsIncluded": true, "ActivityStreamPolicyStatus": locked", ... } ] }

You can get the activity stream configuration for a database as the response to a DescribeDBInstances operation.