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Configure AWS credentials on a CyberArk vault

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Configure AWS credentials on a CyberArk vault

Configure your CyberArk vault with the AWS credentials to be retrieved for use by your instance.

About this task

Store the credentials as an SSH key on the CyberArk vault. When you configure access to the vault on your instance, the name you give to the SSH key must also be used as the credential ID.


  1. In CyberArk, go to Accounts > Add SSH Key.
  2. Enter the following information:
    Table 1. CyberArk credentials
    Field Value
    Device Type Select Cloud Service.
    Platform Name Select Amazon Web Services - AWS - Access Keys.
    AWS Access Key ID Enter the AWS Access Key, as provided by AWS.
    Password Enter the AWS Secret Access Key, as provided by AWS.
    Name Enter a name for this key.
  3. Choose Save.

What to do next

If you have not done so already, create a credential identifier on your instance to configure access to the CyberArk vault. For more details, see Configure access to external credential storage for AWS.