Configuring Amazon AWS Cloud Users 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. Collect the following information about your AWS accounts for use while configuring the instance to communicate with the accounts: Account number Access Key ID Secret Access Key MID Servers The discovery of Amazon Web Services cloud is based on account information rather than IP addresses. MID Servers are not used in this type of discovery. To perform host-based discovery of the virtual hosts contained within an AWS Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), you need a MID Server. To set up and configure a MID Server, see: MID Server installation MID Server configuration Plugins installed with Amazon AWS CloudAmazon AWS Cloud adds or modifies these plugins.User roles installed with Amazon AWS CloudAmazon AWS Cloud adds or modifies user roles for administration, provisioning (operator), and requesters (cloud users).Tables installed with Amazon Web ServicesAmazon AWS Cloud adds or modifies these tables.Properties installed with Amazon AWS CloudAmazon AWS Cloud adds or modifies these properties.Installed with Amazon AWS CloudThe Amazon Web Services (com.snc.aws) plugin is activated automatically when you subscribe to Amazon AWS Cloud.Create a user record for AWS Cloud activitiesAn administrator can create specific users and assign them to designated groups.Determine whether your instance has OrchestrationCloud Management requires Orchestration.Identify the AWS account to the ServiceNow instanceAfter you create an AWS account on the Amazon site, you create an account record on the ServiceNow instance with information about the AWS account, including the AWS credentials.Update AWS regionsThe list of AWS regions is populated when you activate Amazon AWS Cloud.Discover and view AWS resourcesAfter you create AWS accounts, you run Discovery to discover AWS accounts and associated resources. Configure a schedule to download AWS billing dataScheduled jobs fetch the data that the system uses to generate Amazon S3 billing reports.