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Create an AWS Connector

Before you begin:

To create an AWS connector:

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  3. In the upper-right corner of the page, click New Connector.

    The New Connector page appears, displaying the Connector tab.

  4. In the Connector Name box, type a name for the connector.
  5. In the Access Key box, type the access key that you obtained when you were configuring AWS.
  6. In the Secret Key box, type the secret key that corresponds to the access key you typed in Step 5.
  7. Click Test Connection.

    The credentials you provided are tested against the AWS regions. When the test is complete, the AWS CloudTrails table appears, displaying by region the CloudTrail trails that were found.

    Note: The GovCloud and Beijing AWS regions are not currently supported.

  8. In the AWS CloudTrails table, select the check boxes corresponding to the trails that you want to connect to You must select at least one trail.
  9. Click Test CloudTrails.

    When the test completes, the number of assets to be imported into is displayed below the Test CloudTrails button.

  10. Click Save. saves the connector and begins importing your assets from AWS. There may be a short delay after the connector is created before you see your assets appearing in

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