Amazon Lightsail
API Reference (API Version 2016-11-28)

CreateRelationalDatabase

Creates a new database in Amazon Lightsail.

The create relational database operation supports tag-based access control via request tags. For more information, see the Lightsail Dev Guide.

Request Syntax

{ "availabilityZone": "string", "masterDatabaseName": "string", "masterUsername": "string", "masterUserPassword": "string", "preferredBackupWindow": "string", "preferredMaintenanceWindow": "string", "publiclyAccessible": boolean, "relationalDatabaseBlueprintId": "string", "relationalDatabaseBundleId": "string", "relationalDatabaseName": "string", "tags": [ { "key": "string", "value": "string" } ] }

Request Parameters

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

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.

availabilityZone

The Availability Zone in which to create your new database. Use the us-east-2a case-sensitive format.

You can get a list of Availability Zones by using the get regions operation. Be sure to add the include relational database Availability Zones parameter to your request.

Type: String

Required: No

masterDatabaseName

The name of the master database created when the Lightsail database resource is created.

Constraints:

  • Must contain from 1 to 64 alphanumeric characters.

  • Cannot be a word reserved by the specified database engine

Type: String

Required: Yes

masterUsername

The master user name for your new database.

Constraints:

  • Master user name is required.

  • Must contain from 1 to 16 alphanumeric characters.

  • The first character must be a letter.

  • Cannot be a reserved word for the database engine you choose.

    For more information about reserved words in MySQL 5.6 or 5.7, see the Keywords and Reserved Words articles for MySQL 5.6 or MySQL 5.7 respectively.

Type: String

Required: Yes

masterUserPassword

The password for the master user of your new database. The password can include any printable ASCII character except "/", """, or "@".

Constraints: Must contain 8 to 41 characters.

Type: String

Required: No

preferredBackupWindow

The daily time range during which automated backups are created for your new database if automated backups are enabled.

The default is a 30-minute window selected at random from an 8-hour block of time for each AWS Region. For more information about the preferred backup window time blocks for each region, see the Working With Backups guide in the Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) documentation.

Constraints:

  • Must be in the hh24:mi-hh24:mi format.

    Example: 16:00-16:30

  • Specified in Universal Coordinated Time (UTC).

  • Must not conflict with the preferred maintenance window.

  • Must be at least 30 minutes.

Type: String

Required: No

preferredMaintenanceWindow

The weekly time range during which system maintenance can occur on your new database.

The default is a 30-minute window selected at random from an 8-hour block of time for each AWS Region, occurring on a random day of the week.

Constraints:

  • Must be in the ddd:hh24:mi-ddd:hh24:mi format.

  • Valid days: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun.

  • Must be at least 30 minutes.

  • Specified in Universal Coordinated Time (UTC).

  • Example: Tue:17:00-Tue:17:30

Type: String

Required: No

publiclyAccessible

Specifies the accessibility options for your new database. A value of true specifies a database that is available to resources outside of your Lightsail account. A value of false specifies a database that is available only to your Lightsail resources in the same region as your database.

Type: Boolean

Required: No

relationalDatabaseBlueprintId

The blueprint ID for your new database. A blueprint describes the major engine version of a database.

You can get a list of database blueprints IDs by using the get relational database blueprints operation.

Type: String

Required: Yes

relationalDatabaseBundleId

The bundle ID for your new database. A bundle describes the performance specifications for your database.

You can get a list of database bundle IDs by using the get relational database bundles operation.

Type: String

Required: Yes

relationalDatabaseName

The name to use for your new database.

Constraints:

  • Must contain from 2 to 255 alphanumeric characters, or hyphens.

  • The first and last character must be a letter or number.

Type: String

Pattern: \w[\w\-]*\w

Required: Yes

tags

The tag keys and optional values to add to the resource during create.

To tag a resource after it has been created, see the tag resource operation.

Type: Array of Tag objects

Required: No

Response Syntax

{ "operations": [ { "createdAt": number, "errorCode": "string", "errorDetails": "string", "id": "string", "isTerminal": boolean, "location": { "availabilityZone": "string", "regionName": "string" }, "operationDetails": "string", "operationType": "string", "resourceName": "string", "resourceType": "string", "status": "string", "statusChangedAt": number } ] }

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response.

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.

operations

An object describing the result of your create relational database request.

Type: Array of Operation objects

Errors

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

AccessDeniedException

Lightsail throws this exception when the user cannot be authenticated or uses invalid credentials to access a resource.

HTTP Status Code: 400

AccountSetupInProgressException

Lightsail throws this exception when an account is still in the setup in progress state.

HTTP Status Code: 400

InvalidInputException

Lightsail throws this exception when user input does not conform to the validation rules of an input field.

Note

Domain-related APIs are only available in the N. Virginia (us-east-1) Region. Please set your AWS Region configuration to us-east-1 to create, view, or edit these resources.

HTTP Status Code: 400

NotFoundException

Lightsail throws this exception when it cannot find a resource.

HTTP Status Code: 400

OperationFailureException

Lightsail throws this exception when an operation fails to execute.

HTTP Status Code: 400

ServiceException

A general service exception.

HTTP Status Code: 500

UnauthenticatedException

Lightsail throws this exception when the user has not been authenticated.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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