Add the AWS account to the ServiceNow instance Once 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. Before you beginRole required: cloud_admin Procedure Navigate to Amazon AWS Cloud > Configuration > Accounts. Click New. Enter a unique Name for the account. Enter the Account ID number. Click Submit. View AWS account detailsYou can view AWS account details in related lists.Configure AWS credentialsAWS credentials are used to connect to an Amazon Web Services account. External credential storage for AWSYou can store credentials used for AWS discovery and operation in an external credential repository, instead of directly in a credentials record on your ServiceNow instance. The instance maintains a unique identifier for each credential. RegionsAWS regions are the geographic locations of AWS datacenters, accessed though SOAP endpoints.Update AWS regionsThe list of AWS regions is populated when you activate AWS Cloud.Configure AWS federated accessTo configure federated access, define AWS policies and security tokens.