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

AWS Cloud account

Learn how to on board a new Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud account.
This Kyndryl Modern Operations Applications feature allows you to manage your Amazon Web Services (AWS) 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.

AWS Master account

To add a new AWS
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
AWS
.
Add an AWS Master account required for billing
:
  • Account Details
    • Name
      : Enter the Account Name of your choice.
    • Description
      : Enter the description for this account.
    • Account Number
      : Add the Account Number.
    • Cost and Usage Report Path
      : Enter Cost and Usage Report Path. Click Here for more details on
      AWS
      Cost Usage Report.
    • S3 Bucket
      : Enter the S3 Bucket credential Click Here for more details on
      AWS
      .
    Status must remain active, unless you want to exclude this account from ingestion.
For more information on AWS Account ID click Here.
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 AWS credentials for data ingestion
:
  • Add Credentials
    • Name
      : Enter the credential name.
    • Purpose
      : Select the purpose.
      • Cost Ingestion (For
        CAM
        )
      • Provisioning (For
        Enterprise Marketplace
        )
    • Description
      : Enter the description for this credential.
    • Delegated Access
      : Enter the ARN.
    • External ID
      : Enter the external ID.
    Status must remain active.
  • Connect to AWS
    • Credential Reference ID
      : Enter the Credential Reference ID. Click Here for more details on
      AWS Credentials
or
  • Click
    Create New or Update Credential Vault
    checkbox.
    • Access Key ID
      : Enter Access Key ID.
    • Secret Access Key
      : Enter Secret Access Key. Click Here for more details on
      AWS Access Key ID
      &
      Secret Access Key
      .
  • Click
    Test Connection
    to test whether the credentials are valid.
  • Associate this credential with a business entity
    : Choose the appropriate business entity.
Click
Add
and a
“Success: Credential has been successfully added”
alert is displayed.

AWS Asset account

To add a new AWS
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
AWS
.
Add an AWS Asset account required to provision resources
:
  • Account Details
    • Name
      : Enter the Account Name of your choice.
    • Description
      : Enter the description for this account.
    • Account Number
      : Add the Account Number.
    • Template Storage Location
      : Enter the S3 Bucket credential.
    • 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.
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 AWS credential
:
  • Add Credential
    • Name
      : Enter the credential name.
    • Purpose
      : Select the purpose.
      • Asset Ingestion (For
        CAM
        )
      • Provisioning (For
        Enterprise Marketplace
        )
    • Description
      : Enter the description for this credential.
    • Delegated Access
      : Enter the ARN.
    • External ID
      : Enter the external ID.
    Status must remain active.
  • Connect to AWS
    • Credential Reference ID
      : Enter the Credential Reference ID. Click Here for more details on
      AWS Credentials
or
  • Click
    Create New or Update Credential Vault
    checkbox.
    • Access Key ID
      : Enter Access Key ID.
    • Secret Access Key
      : Enter Secret Access Key. Click Here for more details on
      AWS Access Key ID
      &
      Secret Access Key
      .
    • Additional Info
      : Enter any additional info required.
  • Click
    Test Connection
    to test whether the credentials are valid.
  • Associate this credential with a business entity
    : Choose the appropriate business entity.
Click
Add
and a
“Success: Credential has been successfully added”
alert is displayed.
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