Amazon AWS Cloud You can communicate with and manage Amazon Web Services (AWS) using Amazon AWS Cloud. The ServiceNow Amazon AWS Cloud application allows you to manage the following AWS products and services: Amazon VMs Amazon Elastic Block Stores (EBS) Amazon Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs) Amazon CloudFormation Amazon Tagging Amazon Billing Configuring Amazon AWS CloudUsers who are members of the Virtual Provisioning Cloud Administrators group (cloud_admin role) can create one or more AWS accounts and then configure the system to communicate with the AWS accounts. Orchestration activities for AWSOrchestration - Amazon EC2 adds these activities for use in workflows.Tag AWS resources to improve reportingCloudFormation Administrators can categorize and assign metatdata to Amazon Web Services (AWS) resources by tagging them.Configure default lease settingsProperties specify the default lease period and maximum allowed duration of a virtual server lease for all cloud providers.Define an eviction policy for VM snapshotsTo conserve disk space, you specify an eviction policy -- a script that deletes an existing snapshot when the following situation arises: 1. The count of snapshots equals the specified snapshot Limit setting and 2. A scheduled job attempts to take a new snapshot.Customize the user experience: Provisioning rules and UI policiesYou can configure the system to ensure that a requester has the opportunity to configure each appropriate setting for a resource.Approve images for use as catalog itemsAfter you establish the Amazon account and configure Amazon Web Services on the instance, you retrieve the list of available images and approve them to be used as templates for service catalog offerings. You can use only approved images to create catalog offerings. Set up AWS catalog offeringsThe administrator must link the approved images to the operating systems offered to users in the service catalog.View your cloud resources on the My Virtual Assets portalUse the My Virtual Assets portal to view the VMs that you have ordered and to view you current requests for virtual resources.View AWS billing reportsUse the Amazon Web Services Billing reports to monitor costs and visualize your AWS spending.AWS Virtual Private Clouds - VPCsA Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) is a logically isolated section of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud in which you can launch AWS resources such as VMs within a virtual network.Amazon resource optimizationAmazon Resource Optimization allows you to track Amazon resource usage through the Amazon CloudWatch API.EBS: Amazon Elastic Block StoreAmazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) provides persistent block level storage volumes for use with Amazon VMs in the Amazon Web Service (AWS) Cloud.CloudFormationAmazon Web Services (AWS) CloudFormation enables developers and systems administrators to create and manage a collection of related AWS resources, provisioning and updating them in an orderly and predictable fashion.Provision a VMAfter the cloud_admin user configures the AWS offerings, a cloud user can request a VM from the service catalog.Demo data for Amazon AWS CloudTo illustrate the use of Amazon Web Services, the system provides demonstration data and samples of data types.Request and maintain VMsRequested VMs are subject to normal approvals and some special provisioning tasks. For some providers, you can make a service catalog request to start, stop, terminate, and extend the lease on a VM.Request and maintain AWS CloudFormation stacksUsers with the cloud_user role can request an Amazon Web Services (AWS) CloudFormation configuration, also called a stack, from the service catalog.