The Credentials Library stores Amazon Web Services authentication data for devices in your WhatsUp Gold database to be used whenever authentication is needed to connect to and gather data from AWS-managed resources.
Configure the following fields to create an AWS credential:
- . Enter a unique name for the credential. This name displays in the Credentials Library.
- . Optional description.
- . Enter the access key ID to the AWS environment you want to monitor.
- . Enter the secret access key to the AWS environment you want to monitor.
Please see Creating AWS Access Keys for additional information on obtaining access keys from the Amazon Web Services IAM Portal.