Adding an AWS Cloud Connector

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It is necessary to add an Amazon Web Service (AWS) Suite of cloud computing services from Amazon that make up an on-demand computing platform. Cloud Connector into USM Anywhere to enable it to receive the data stored in your Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) buckets, generate the related events in USM Anywhere with that data, and provide real-time alerting to identify malicious activity Activity in a system that exceeds or misuses that access in a manner that negatively affects the confidentiality, integrity, or availability of the organization's information systems..

To add an AWS Cloud Connector

  1. Go to Data Sources > Cloud Connectors.

    Cloud Connectors Main Page

  2. Click Add Connector.

    The Add New Connector dialog box opens.

  3. Select AWS S3 or AWS Inventory.
  4. Enter your AWS account identifier (ID).
  5. Select the region where you want to deploy the AWS CloudFormation template.
  6. (Optional.) Enter a name for your AWS Cloud Connector.
  7. For Inventory connector types, select the checkbox if this AWS account already has the AWS Config service configured.
  8. Click Next.

    Add New Connector Dialog Box

  9. (Optional.) Click Download Template.

    See Downloading an Existing AWS Cloud Connector Template for more information.

  10. Click Done.

Note: USM Anywhere generates a console user event when an AWS Cloud Connector is created, modified, enabled, disabled, or deleted. See USM Anywhere Console User Events List View for more information.