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Recipe: Add a new Access Key for an AWS User
A new Access Key for an AWS User to connect External Repositores based on AWS S3, connect an Object Storage Repository for Capacity/Archive Tier, or to restore to AWS EC2.
Time to complete: 5 minutes
- AWS User Credentials using Identity and Access Management (IAM) user credentials (recommended) or AWS account root user credentials.
Before you start:
Make sure the user whose credentials you plan to use have proper privileges to interact with AWS resources.
It’s assumed that you already have a Veeam Backup Server fully working in your environment. If you need to install Veeam Backup Server, please refer to Installing Veeam Backup & Replication All-In-One Base system Recipe.
- Open the Veeam Backup & Replication Console.
- From the main menu, select Manage Cloud Credentials.
- Click Add > AWS access key.
- In the Access key field, enter an access key ID.
- In the Secret key field, enter a secret access key. To view the entered secret key, click and hold the eye icon on the right of the field.
- In the Description field, enter a description for the created credentials record.
- Click OK to complete the process.
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