Ensure that all your Amazon Aurora databases are protected from accidental deletion by having Deletion Protection feature enabled at the Aurora database cluster level.
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Deletion protection prevents any existing or new Aurora database cluster, regardless of its type - provisioned or serverless, from being terminated by a root or IAM user using the AWS Management Console, AWS CLI or AWS API calls, unless the feature is explicitly disabled. With Deletion Protection safety feature enabled, you have the certainty that your Amazon Aurora cluster cannot be accidentally deleted and make sure that your data remains safe.
To determine if your Aurora database clusters are protected against accidental deletion, perform the following actions:
Remediation / Resolution
To enable Deletion Protection feature for your existing Amazon Aurora database clusters (provisioned and serverless), perform the following actions:
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Cluster Deletion Protection
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