Configure the credentials for the AWS account

Configure the AWS credentials on the instance. Use the same credentials that appear on AWS.

Before you begin

Role required: admin

About this task

The instance stores the AWS credentials for the MID Server.

Procedure

  1. Navigate to AWS Discovery > Accounts.
  2. Click the appropriate account.
  3. Navigate to the Related Links > AWS Credentialstab.
  4. Click New.
    These credentials populate the AWS Credentials [aws_credentials] table.
  5. Use the following information to fill out the AWS Credentials form:
    • Name: Descriptive name for this credential.
    • AWS Account: This field is auto-populated with the AWS account that this credential is a member of.
    • Access Key ID: Enter the access key ID for this account. See Get AWS credentials for details on getting the access key ID.
    • Secret Access Key: Enter the secret access key for this account. See Get AWS credentials for details on getting the secret access key.
  6. Click Submit.