Link, Unlink and Modify Accounts

Note: Only users with the Global Admin role will be able to view the screens / perform the functions described below.  See Roles and Permissions for more information.

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Link an Account to AWS or Azure

Use these steps to link an account to a public cloud provider.

 

1. Login to CloudCrator and click on the Virtual Clouds icon   in the sidebar.

 

2.  If your company is using multiple virtual clouds, click the cloud name at the top of your screen. Then select either a Parent or Child cloud from the dropdown menu. 

 

 

 

3. In the Summary screen, select the Providers tab.

 

 

4. The Providers screen appears showing your accounts and providers. Click the Select Account drop down menu and select an account or multiple accounts. A tick will appear next to the accounts you have selected.

 

 

5. Click the Providers drop down menu to select the provider you want to link to. Then click the Link Provider button to confirm.

 

 

6. The Link Provider Account screen appears.

 

 

7. Complete the fields as follows and click the green Link button to confirm.

 

Field Description
Provider Auto-filled with your chosen provider. 
Friendly name Insert a reference name for the link provider account. 
Access key ID Insert the Access key ID for the link provider account. 
Secret Access key

If you don't have this, follow these steps to create a new one:

 

1. Navigate to AWS and sign in to the AWS Management Console as the root user (not IAM user). 

2. If you see the IAM user sign-in page, choose Sign-in using root account credentials near the bottom of the page. This will return you to the main sign-in page. 

3. On the IAM dashboard page, select your account name and My security credentials.

4. Open the Access keys section and Create New Access Key.

5. The secret access key will display or can be downloaded.  

Select region Select the region required. 

 

Now that you've linked your account to a public cloud provider, you can view and manage your resources from the Compute Overview Page in CloudCreator. 

Unlink an Account

Use these steps to unlink an account from a public cloud provider.

 

1. Login to CloudCreator and click on the Virtual Clouds icon   in the sidebar.

 

2.  If your company is using multiple virtual clouds, click the cloud name at the top of your screen. Then select either a Parent or Child cloud from the dropdown menu. 

 

 

3. In the Summary screen, select the Providers tab.

 

 

4. In the Providers screen, locate the account you want to unlink, and click Unlink.

 

 

5. A notification will appear. Click OK to confirm.

 


Modify an Account 

Use these steps to modify an account by changing the cloud provider region. If you have any other changes, you will need to unlink the account first.

 

1. Click the Virtual Clouds icon   in the sidebar.

 

2.  If your company is using multiple virtual clouds, click the cloud name at the top of your screen. Then select either a Parent or Child cloud from the dropdown. 

 

 

3. In the Summary screen, click the Providers tab.

 

 

4. The Providers screen appears showing your accounts and providers. Locate the account you want to change and click Modify. 

 

 

5. The Link Provider Details screen appears. Select the new region and click the green Link button to confirm.

 

 
A notification will appear in the Recent Events panel.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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