This section covers the steps to configure the Cloud connector using IAM Roles.


  1. Log in to the NSX Advanced Load Balancer UI and navigate to Infrastructure > Clouds, provide the desired name, and select the cloud type as Amazon Web Services. Click Next.
  2. Use the drop-down menu to select AWS Region. Enable the Access AWS through Proxy if there is a custom proxy between your corporate network and AWS. Provided details for Proxy Host and Proxy Port if required.
  3. Access credentials are needed by the Controller to communicate with AWS API. Select the option Use AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) Roles of Controller to use IAM roles for the authentication. For detailed information on configuring IAM roles, see Accounts and IAM Roles.

  4. The remaining steps are similar to the steps mentioned in the previous section.