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Integrating an external database with AEM as a Cloud Service


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Currently our website is hosted with AMS, and includes an externally hosted AWS MySQL Database, connected via peering of the private networks.


We are investigating moving the site to AEM as a Cloud Service, and we were trying to confirm whether AaaCS supports external databases. Does anyone have any information around whether this is possible with Cloud Services? I have been unable to find anything in the documentation.


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Thank you for that information, unfortunately none of them mention Database or JDBC integration, only APIs.


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For anyone else who comes across this, we received the following from our AMS contact


  • JDBC connections are supported, and it would probably require an exception rule to open the requisite TCP port
  • RDS would need to be publicly available, but Adobe can create a dedicated “egress IP” that should be white-listed on the database

The details on getting the fixed Egress IP: