AWS Database Migration Service
User Guide (Version API Version 2016-01-01)

Task Settings for Change Processing DDL Handling

The following settings determine how AWS DMS handles data definition language (DDL) changes for target tables during change data capture (CDC). Task settings for change processing DDL handling include the following:

  • HandleSourceTableDropped – Set this option to true to drop the target table when the source table is dropped

  • HandleSourceTableTruncated – Set this option to true to truncate the target table when the source table is truncated

  • HandleSourceTableAltered – Set this option to true to alter the target table when the source table is altered.