AWS/S3 compliant object store


In AWS, create an IAM role with the following permissions:

  • ec2:DeleteSnapshot
  • ec2:DescribeInstances
  • ec2:CreateTags
  • ec2:CreateSnapshots
  • ec2:DescribeVolumes
  • ec2:CreateSnapshot
  • ec2:DescribeRegions
  • ec2:DescribeSnapshots
  • ec2:CreateVolume
NOTE: When you try to create a backup using the specified cloud account, make sure either the bucket is already created, or the credentials include permission to create the bucket

Add an AWS cloud account to PX-Backup

Perform the following steps to add an AWS cloud account to PX-Backup:

  1. From the home page, select Settings, Cloud Settings to open the cloud settings page:

    Cloud settings

  2. Select Add:

    Add new cloud account

  3. Choose AWS / S3 Compliant Object Store from the drop-down list:

    Select AWS

  4. Populate the fields in the Add Cloud Account page:

    • Enter a descriptive account name
    • In the Public Key field, add your S3 access key ID
    • In the Secret Key field, add your S3 secret access key

    Populate the fields

  5. Select the Add button

Last edited: Thursday, Dec 3, 2020