Adding an Instance for Amazon Aurora MySQL

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 database service.

    The Add Cloud DB instance dialog box appears.

  3. From the Select vendor list, select Amazon Web Services.

  4. From the Database service list, select RDS.

  5. Select the backup method as Export.

  6. From the Database engine list, select Aurora MySQL.

  7. From the Cloud account list, 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 Amazon EC2 hypervisor, see Configuring Backups for Amazon EC2 Instances.

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

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

  10. In the Database user box, type the user name to access the Aurora MySQL application.

  11. In the Password box, type the password to access the Aurora MySQL application.

  12. 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.

  13. Click Add.


  • The new instance contains a default database group. The default database group includes all the data in the Amazon Aurora MySQL database. You cannot delete the default database group.