Creating a database instance in your stack

When editing or creating a stack in Idealstack, you can choose to create a database server using AWS's RDS system.

  1. Edit the Stack,
  2. under Database Instances (RDS) - click Add
  3. Give the database instance a name.  This is the hostname you will use to connect to it from sites or database management tools
  4. Enter the other settings such as engine, instance type and storage
  5. Enter a master user and password.  You will use these to create other database users and connect as an admin to the database