Manage scheduled maintenance settings for Azure Database for MySQL – Flexible server

APPLIES TO: Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server

You can specify maintenance options for each Flexible server in your Azure subscription. Options include the maintenance schedule and notification settings for upcoming and finished maintenance events.

Prerequisites

To complete this how-to guide, you need:

Specify maintenance schedule options

  1. On the MySQL server page, under the Settings heading, choose Maintenance to open scheduled maintenance options.
  2. The default (system-managed) schedule is a random day of the week, and 60-minute window for maintenance start between 11pm and 7am local server time. If you want to customize this schedule, choose Custom schedule. You can then select a preferred day of the week, and a 60-minute window for maintenance start time.

Notifications about scheduled maintenance events

You can use Azure Service Health to view notifications about upcoming and performed scheduled maintenance on your Flexible server. You can also set up alerts in Azure Service Health to get notifications about maintenance events.

Next steps