Create AWS credentials

Create the credentials necessary to access your AWS accounts.

Before you begin

  • Role required: sn_cmp.cloud_admin
  • AWS account number, access key ID, secret access key


  1. Create new credential of type AWS Credential.
  2. Use the following information to fill out the AWS Credentials form:
    Figure 1. AWS credentials
    AWS creds
    Table 1. AWS credentials form fields
    Field Input value
    Name Enter a unique and descriptive name for this credential. For example, you might call it AWS Main Account.
    Active Enable or disable these credentials for use.
    AWS Account Select the name of the AWS account that uses this credential.
    Access Key ID Enter the access key ID generated from the AWS Management Console, for example, APIAIOSFODNN7EXAMPLE.
    Secret Access Key Enter the secret access key ID generated from the AWS Management Console for example, wPalrXUtnFEMI/K7MDENG/bPxRfiCYEXAMPLEKEY.
  3. Click Submit.