Amazon AWS Account

After selecting the Amazon AWS option under the Select the Target Type page, configuration options for the Amazon AWS target type are displayed.

Before you begin

About this task

You specify your Amazon AWS credentials under the Amazon AWS account page of the configuration wizard.


  1. In the Access Key ID field, enter the access ID for the Amazon AWS target.
  2. In the Secret Access Key field, enter the secret access key for the target.
  3. In the Bucket Name field, enter the bucket name for the target.
  4. Select the Save a backup of the configuration database on this target checkbox to create a backup of the configuration database on the selected target type.
    Important: It is recommended you enable this setting to ensure that data from the backup target can be restored if the database is lost.
    Note: If an existing database configuration is detected on the specified target type when testing the connection, you have the option of replacing the existing database configuration information on the SANtricity Cloud Connector host with the new backup information entered under the configuration wizard.
  5. Click Test Connection to verify the entered Amazon AWS credentials.
  6. Click Next.
    The specified target type for the SANtricity Cloud Connector is accepted, and the Web Services Proxy page is displayed under the Configuration Wizard.

After you finish

Go to Web Services Proxy.