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Alibaba cloud connection
Published On May 16, 2024 - 2:05 PM

Alibaba cloud connection

Learn how to onboard a new Alibaba Cloud connection.
If you selected Alibaba Cloud as your cloud provider connection, you need to complete the following information to finish your connection setup in the Kyndryl Modern Operations Applications:
Before you add your Alibaba Cloud provider connection in the Kyndryl Modern Operations Applications, you have to create an Alibaba Cloud account user with certain policy permissions, and then enter those account credentials to complete the provider connection onboarding. Complete the Alibaba Cloud onboarding guideline before proceeding with the connection configuration details. Failure in doing so prevents you from attaining the necessary API Key credentials that allows you to visualize Alibaba Cloud cost in Cost and Asset Management (CAM), and provision resources through Enterprise Marketplace (EM).
  • Connection Configuration Details
    • Account Number
      : Enter the account number.
    • Region
      : Enter the ID of the region where the service is called. For more informations about Alibaba's regions click here.
  • Credential Details
    • Access Key
      : Enter the Access Key ID.
    • Secret Key
      : Enter the Secret Access Key.
  • Click
    Test Connection
    to test whether the credentials are valid.
  • Click
    and a
    “Success: [Connection Name] has been successfully added”
    alert is displayed.
If the connection was not successful, a
“Failed: [Connection Name] could not be added”
alert with the reasons for failure is displayed.
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