As a cloud administrator, you can create an Amazon Web Service (AWS) cloud account for account regions where you will deploy Cloud Assembly blueprints.

AWS cloud accounts do not require a cloud proxy.

Prerequisites

Procedure

  1. Select Infrastructure > Connections > Cloud Accounts and click Add Cloud Account.
  2. Select the AWS account type, and enter credentials and other values.
  3. Click Validate.
    The account regions associated with the account are collected.
  4. Select the regions to which you want to provision this resource.
  5. For efficiency, click Create a Cloud zone for the selected regions.
  6. If you need to add tags to support a tagging strategy, enter capability tags. See How to use tags to manage Cloud Assembly resources and deployments and Creating a Tagging Strategy.
  7. Click Add.

Results

The account is added to Cloud Assembly, and the selected regions are available for the specified cloud zone.

What to do next

Configure infrastructure resources for this cloud account.