AWS/S3 compliant object store

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

  1. In AWS, create an IAM role with the following permissions:
  • ec2:CreateSnapshot
  • ec2:CreateSnapshots
  • ec2:DeleteSnapshot
  • ec2:DescribeSnapshots
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
  1. From the home page, select Settings, Cloud Settings to open the cloud settings page.

    cloud settings

  2. Under the Cloud Accounts section, select Add New.

    add new cloud account

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

    • Choose AWS / S3 Compliant Object Store
    • 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
    • Select the Add button

Last edited: Friday, May 1, 2020