Ensure that your Amazon Relational Database (RDS) instances make use of Copy Tags to Snapshots feature in order to allow tags set on your database instances to be automatically copied to any automated or manual RDS snapshots that are created from these instances. Once the feature is enabled, tags can be copied to all future copies of an AWS RDS snapshot, including cross-region snapshots.
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Copying your AWS RDS database instance tags to any automated or manual snapshots taken from your instances, allows you to easily set metadata (including access policies) on your snapshots in order to match the parent instances.
To determine if your RDS instances have Copy Tags to Snapshots feature enabled, perform the following actions:
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To enable Copy Tags to Snapshots feature for your existing Amazon RDS database instances, perform the following:
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