Adding an Instance for Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB RDS for PostgreSQL

To manage a database, you can either use an existing instance or add a new instance.


  1. From the navigation pane, go to Protect > Databases.

    The Instances page appears.

  2. Click Add instance, and then select Cloud DB.

    The Add Cloud DB instance dialog box appears.

  3. For Select vendor, select Alibaba Cloud.

  4. For Database service, select PostgreSQL.

  5. For Cloud account, select an existing cloud account or create a new cloud account.

    The cloud account is represented in Commvault as a hypervisor. For instructions to create an Alibaba Cloud hypervisor, see Adding an Alibaba Cloud Hypervisor.

  6. From the Backup plan list, select a server plan.

  7. From the Instance name list, select an instance.

  8. In the Database user box, type the user name to access the ApsaraDB RDS for PostgreSQL application.

  9. If you are not using the AD authentication, in the Password box, type the password to access the ApsaraDB RDS for PostgreSQL application.

  10. In the Maintenance DB box, type the name of the system database that is used as the maintenance database.

  11. If SSL is enabled on the cloud, move the Use SSL options toggle key to the right, and then in the SSL CA file box, enter the SSL CA file path in the proxy computer.

  12. Click Add.


  • The new instance contains a dump-based backup set and a default subclient.

  • When you add an instance, a default database group is automatically created. The default database group includes all the data in the PostgreSQL database. You cannot delete the default database group.