Configuring Database Migration Service (DMS) Endpoints

45 minutes
  • 3 Learning Objectives

About this Hands-on Lab

In this lab, students are asked to create Database Migration Service (DMS) endpoints. After completing this lab, students will have hands-on experience creating DMS connection endpoints.

Learning Objectives

Successfully complete this lab by achieving the following learning objectives:

Create Replication Instance

Create a new DMS replication instance of instance class db.t3.medium. Be sure to select the Lab VPC and create a Single AZ instance. The instance will not need to be publicly accessible.

Create Source Endpoint

The source endpoint will connect as the dms_user to the qa database on the PostgreSQL instance running on the lab bastion host.

Create Target Endpoint

The target endpoint should connect as the postgres user to the postgres database on the Amazon Aurora cluster.

Additional Resources

Help Steady Shelly the DBA show Hurry-Up Hank the manager how to create the necessary connection endpoints for use in migrating their database.

To accomplish this, you will need to complete the following tasks:

  • Create the replication instance.
  • Create the target and source endpoints.

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