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Creating an Event

Updated at: Sep 29, 2020 GMT+08:00


This topic describes how to create an event to periodically respond to specific operations.

When event_scheduler for RDS DB instances is set to ON and the event function is enabled, you can perform operations on events.

When event_scheduler is set to OFF, but the event function is enabled, you can only create events and the events do not take effect.


  1. On the top menu bar, choose Database Management. On the displayed Objects page, select Events, and click Create Event.

  2. Specify an event name (mandatory) and event definition statements (mandatory), set the execution time, status, and comment, and click Create.

    • Event Definition Statements

      Indicates the SQL statements to be executed when a scheduled event is triggered.

    • Dropped upon expiration

      Indicates that the events to be executed at a fixed point in time will be deleted upon they are executed.

      Those that are periodically executed will be deleted at the specified end time.

  3. In the displayed dialog box, click Execute. If no error is reported, the event takes effect.

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