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Reliability

Enable Multi-AZ for RDS Instances

Risk level: Medium (should be achieved)

Rule ID: RDS-01

Enable Multi-AZ deployment configurations on your RDS Instances for high availability and automatic failover support , fully managed by AWS.

Amazon RDS Multi-AZ deployments provide enhanced availability for databases within a single region. In the event of a planned or unplanned outage of your DB instance, Amazon RDS automatically switches to a standby replica in another Availability Zone if you have enabled Multi-AZ.

This rule can help you with the following compliance standards:

  • NIST 800-53 (Rev. 4)

For a step-by-step guide on how to Enable Multi-AZ for RDS Instances click here:

Enable Multi-AZ for RDS Instances

Risk level: Medium (should be achieved)

Rule ID: RDS-01

Enable Multi-AZ deployment configurations on your RDS Instances for high availability and automatic failover support , fully managed by AWS.

Amazon RDS Multi-AZ deployments provide enhanced availability for databases within a single region. In the event of a planned or unplanned outage of your DB instance, Amazon RDS automatically switches to a standby replica in another Availability Zone if you have enabled Multi-AZ.

This rule can help you with the following compliance standards:

  • NIST 800-53 (Rev. 4)

For a step-by-step guide on how to Enable Multi-AZ for RDS Instances click here:

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