Configuring Amazon AWS Cloud Users who are members of the Virtual Provisioning Cloud Administrators group can create one or more AWS accounts and then configure the system to communicate with those 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 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.Add the AWS account to the ServiceNow instanceOnce you create an AWS account on the Amazon site, you can create an account record on the ServiceNow instance with information about the AWS account, including the AWS credentials.Customize an image permissionHow to customize image permissions.AWS permissionsWhile configuring ServiceNow to connect to Amazon, you can supply credentials for a user. The user permissions in AWS determine which AWS tasks the user can perform in the ServiceNow instance. Discover and view AWS resourcesAfter you create AWS accounts, run Discovery to discover AWS accounts and associated resources. Discovery of Amazon Web Services cloud is based on account information rather than an IP range. MID Servers are not used in this type of discovery.Amazon Web Services BillingThe detailed billing reports of the Amazon Web Services Billing application allow you to monitor costs and visualize your AWS spending.AWS asset managementTasks for setting up a cloud product, provisioning virtual resources, and requesting virtual machines from the service catalog depend on the user group to which you belong. Custom service catalog offerings: Amazon EC2The cloud administrator builds on the basic Cloud Management configuration by providing additional options for the virtual machines requested through the default Amazon VM service catalog item.Configure AWS Config integrationIntegrate AWS Config with a ServiceNow instance to receive near real-time Simple Notification Service (SNS) notifications from AWS. To process AWS events, you must configure AWS Config and SNS on the Amazon console.