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DB EBS restore and become master

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Published by RightScale on Jun 26, 2009Revision: 8


Restores the database from the most recent EBS snapshot and updates DNS to point to the new master.


  • Restores the latest backup from an EBS snapshot.
  • Configures the DB to be a master.
  • Makes the master DB DNS entry point to itself.


  • Skipped on REBOOT.

WARNING: This script is not compatible with RightScale DB tools earlier than 0.13.0!

NOTE: Currently, this command should only be used to bootstrap the DB system on an empty DB when no other instances of the same DB are running.

NOTE: This script was formerly known as "DB EBS master restore"


Revision 8 | Jun 26, 2009

Sprint 11 release - 06/25/09

Revision 6 | Dec 23, 2008

Sprint 7 (12/22/2008) release


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