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Amazon Web Services

Overview #

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a comprehensive and widely used cloud computing platform offered by Amazon, one of the world’s largest e-commerce and technology companies. AWS provides a range of cloud services that enable individuals, businesses, and organizations to access and utilize computing resources over the internet.

Where to find the Amazon Web Services (AWS) security key #

  1. Log into your AWS account
  2. Click on your profile name in the top-right corner and access the Security credentials section
  1. Create a new Access key along with a Secret key in the Access key ID and secret access section
    • Alternatively, you can use your previous combination (as long as you have your Secret key)

Additional AWS documentation

Adding AWS connection to Taikun #

  1. Switch to the Cloud credentials in Taikun 
  2. Hit the Add Cloud Credentials button in the top-right corner
  3. Specify the necessary parameters in the following menu:
    • Cloud Name – choose a name for your Cloud Credentials (3-30 characters, e.g. cloud-test)
    • Access Key ID, Secret Access Key – input your AWS credentials
    • Region – specify a suitable region
    • Availability Zone – choose availability for a region 
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