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

AWS cloud connection

Learn how to onboard a new Amazon Web Services (AWS) connection.
If you selected Amazon Web Services (AWS) as your cloud provider connection, you need to complete the following information to finish your connection setup in the Kyndryl Platform:
Before you add your AWS provider connection in the Kyndryl Platform, you have to create an AWS account user with certain policy permissions, and then enter those account credentials to complete the provider connection onboarding. Complete the AWS 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 AWS cost in Cost and Asset Management (CAM), and provision resources through Enterprise Marketplace (EM).
  • Connection Configuration Details
    • Billing data toggle
      : Toggle on if you are using this connection for billing data.
    • If the selection is
      , complete the following information:
      • Cost and Usage Report Path
        : Enter the cost and usage report path. Click here for more details on
        cost usage report.
    • Account Number
      : Enter the account number.
    • S3 Bucket
      : Enter the S3 Bucket credential. Click here for more details on
    • Additional Info
      : Enter any additional info required.
    • Region
      : Enter the ID of the region where the service is called.
    • Advance
      : Click the down arrow and complete the following information:
      • Delegated Access
        : Enter the ARN.
      • External ID
        : Enter the external ID. 
  • Credential Details
    • Access Key ID
      : Enter the Access Key ID.
    • Secret Access Key
      : Enter the Secret Access Key. Click here for more details on
      AWS Access Key ID
      , and
      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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