Whitelist Appsmith on AWS

Whitelist the IP of the appsmith instance in your AWS database to access it from within your applications

Whitelist the appsmith IP address with the following steps:

1. Log in to the AWS console

2. Navigate to the RDS Console

3. Choose the RDS database from the list of instances

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4. Select the security group linked to your RDS(Make sure the RDS instance is publically accessible)

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5. Click on “Inbound” at the bottom and then click “Edit”

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6. Select the port to whitelist. If you are using the default MySQL port then selecting the “MYSQL/Aurora” option works

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7. Set Source to Custom and enter the Appsmith IP address and

8. Click Save

Your database should now be accessible from your EC2 instance. Read more about security group rules.