doctl databases replica create

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doctl databases replica create <database-cluster-id> <replica-name> [flags]




Creates a read-only database replica for the specified database cluster, giving it the specified name.

This command requires the ID of a database cluster, which you can retrieve by calling:

doctl databases list


The following example creates a read-only replica named example-replica for a database cluster with the ID ca9f591d-f38h-5555-a0ef-1c02d1d1e35:

doctl databases replica create ca9f591d-f38h-5555-a0ef-1c02d1d1e35 example-replica --size db-s-1vcpu-1gb


Option Description
--help , -h Help for this command
--private-network-uuid The UUID of a VPC to create the replica in; the default VPC for the region will be used if excluded.
--region Specifies the region in which to create the replica, such as nyc3 or sfo2.
Default: nyc1
--size Specifies the machine size for the replica, such as db-s-1vcpu-1gb. Must be the same size or larger than the primary database cluster.
Default: db-s-1vcpu-1gb
Command Description
doctl databases replica Display commands to manage read-only database replicas

Global Flags

Option Description
--access-token, -t API V2 access token
--api-url, -u Override default API endpoint
--config, -c Specify a custom config file
  • macOS: ${HOME}/Library/Application Support/doctl/config.yaml
  • Linux: ${XDG_CONFIG_HOME}/doctl/config.yaml
  • Windows: %APPDATA%\doctl\config.yaml
--context Specify a custom authentication context name
--http-retry-max Set maximum number of retries for requests that fail with a 429 or 500-level error
Default: 5
--http-retry-wait-max Set the minimum number of seconds to wait before retrying a failed request
Default: 30
--http-retry-wait-min Set the maximum number of seconds to wait before retrying a failed request
Default: 1
--interactive Enable interactive behavior. Defaults to true if the terminal supports it (default false)
Default: false
--output, -o Desired output format [text|json]
Default: text
--trace Show a log of network activity while performing a command
Default: false
--verbose, -v Enable verbose output
Default: false