System Requirements for Amazon RDS for MariaDB

Verify that your environment meets the system requirements for Amazon RDS for MariaDB.

Software Requirements

  • Package required on access nodes

    • Virtual Server Agent

    • MySQL Agent

  • Access nodes that you run backup and restore operations on must have one of the following operating systems:

    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.x

    • Windows 2012

    • Windows 2016

    • Windows 2019


If you have network configuration enabled on the access nodes, before you deploy the Linux proxy, configure a firewall on the cloud proxy and on-premises. For more information, see Configuring a Firewall to Install the Virtual Server Agent on a Cloud VM or Instance.

Supported MariaDB Versions

  • MariaDB 10.2.x

  • MariaDB 10.3.x

  • MariaDB 10.4.x

  • MariaDB 10.5.x

  • MariaDB 10.6.x

SSL and TLS Support

The supported TLS versions to create Amazon SSL encrypted MariaDB instances are TLS 1.0, 1.1 and 1.2.