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Alibaba Cloud account
Published On May 16, 2024 - 2:05 PM

Alibaba Cloud account

Learn how to onboard a new Alibaba Cloud account.
This Kyndryl Modern Operations Applications feature allows you to manage your Alibaba Cloud connections to applications. By adding this supported cloud provider, your credentials are securely stored in an internal encrypted vault. Moreover, you can integrate an external vault of your choice, if needed.

Alibaba Cloud Master account

To add a new Alibaba
Master Account
, from the Kyndryl Modern Operations Applications dashboard click the Main menu on the left side, select
Admin
and click
Provider Account
; you will be redirected to the Account Management page, and to the
Master Accounts
tab.
Click
New Master Account
on the right side. Once in the New Master Account page, click
Alibaba Cloud
.
Add an Alibaba Cloud Master account required for billing
:
  1. Name
    : Enter the Account Name of your choice.
  2. Description
    : Enter the description for this account.
  3. Account Number
    : Add the Account Number.
  4. Region ID
    : Region is a geographic area where a data center resides. Regions are completely independent. Connecting your services to the closest data center allows lower latency and lower cost of services. For more informations about Alibaba's Regions click Here.
    Status must remain active, unless you want to exclude this account from ingestion.
Click
Create Account
and a
“Success: Account Name has been successfully created. You may add credentials”
alert is displayed. Then scroll down and click
Add Credential
at the right side of the page.
Connect Alibaba Cloud credentials for data ingestion
:
  1. Name
    : Enter the credential name.
  2. Purpose
    : Select the purpose.
    • Cost Ingestion (For
      CAM
      )
  3. Description
    : Enter the description for this credential.
    Status must remain active
  4. Credential Reference ID
    : Enter the Credential Reference ID.
or
  1. Click
    Create New or Update Credential Vault
    checkbox.
    a.
    Access Key ID
    : Enter Access Key ID.
    b.
    Secret Access Key
    : Enter Secret Access Key.
  2. Click
    Test Connection
    to test whether the credentials are valid.
  3. Associate this credential with a business entity
    : Choose the appropriate business entity.
  4. Click
    Add
    and a
    “Success: Credential has been successfully added”
    alert is displayed.

Alibaba Cloud Asset account

To add a new Alibaba Cloud
Asset Account
, from the Kyndryl Modern Operations Applications dashboard click the Main menu on the left side, select
Admin
and click
Provider Account
; you will be redirected to the Account Management page, and to the
Master Account
tab.
Click the
Asset Accounts
tab and then click
New Asset Account
. Once in the New Asset Account page, click
Alibaba Cloud
.
Add an Alibaba Cloud Asset account required to provision resources
:
  1. Name
    : Enter the Account Name of your choice.
  2. Description
    : Enter the description for this account.
  3. Account Number
    : Add the Account Number.
  4. Select Existing Master Account
    : Enter the Master Account to be associated with the Asset Account.
    Status must remain active, unless you want to exclude this account from ingestion.
  5. Click
    Create Account
    and a
    “Success: Account Name has been successfully created. You may add credentials or link asset accounts”
    alert is displayed. Then scroll down and click
    Add Credential
    at the right side of the page.
Connect Alibaba Cloud credentials
:
  1. Name
    : Enter the credential name.
  2. Purpose
    : Select the purpose.
    • Asset Ingestion (For
      CAM
      )
    • Provisioning (For
      Enterprise Marketplace
      )
    • Asset Discovery
  3. Description
    : Enter the description for this credential.
    Status must remain active.
  4. Credential Reference ID
    : Enter the Credential Reference ID.
or
  1. Click
    Create New or Update Credential Vault
    checkbox.
    a.
    Access Key ID
    : Enter Access Key ID.
    b.
    Secret Access Key
    : Enter Secret Access Key.
  2. Click
    Test Connection
    to test whether the credentials are valid.
  3. Associate this credential with a business entity
    : Choose the appropriate business entity.
  4. Click
    Add
    and a
    “Success: Credential has been successfully added”
    alert is displayed.
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