AWS Setup

Connect Vectrix to your Amazon Web Services (AWS) Accounts.

Access required for setup: AWS IAM permissions to create an IAM Role and IAM Policy

Automated Setup (Cloudformation Template)
Manual Setup
Automated Setup (Cloudformation Template)

Step 1: Launch Stack

Launch Stack during deployment

Within the deployment on Vectrix, click on the "Launch Stack" link to be taken to the AWS console to deploy the CloudFormation template. Note: The CloudFormation template creates a least privilege IAM Policy attached to an IAM Role.

Step 2: Create Stack

AWS Console: Create stack

Click the checkbox "I acknowledge that AWS CloudFormation might create IAM resources." and the click "Create stack" on the bottom right.

Step 3: Copy/Paste Output

Copy Role ARN
Paste Role ARN

πŸŽ‰ Congrats! You've successfully setup AWS.

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Manual Setup

Step 1: Create IAM Role

Create IAM Role

Within the deployment on Vectrix, click "Create IAM Role"

Step 2: Configure Role

AWS Role Configuration

Copy the Account ID and External ID displayed within Vectrix (pictured in Step 1) and paste the values into the AWS Console then click "Next: Permissions" within AWS.

Step 3: Create Policy

Create Policy

Within the next page on AWS, click "Create Policy" to later attach to our new IAM Role.

Step 4: Configure Policy

Copy the policy from Vectrix (displayed in Step 1) and paste into the AWS Console then click "Review Policy"

Step 5: Review Policy

Please name the policy, add a description, and click "Create policy"

Step 6: Attach policy to Role

Go back to the Role creation (from step 2) and attach the newly created IAM policy and click "Next: Tags"

Step 7: Review Role

Set role name and role description and click "Create role"

Step 8: Copy/paste Role ARN

Copy Role ARN from AWS
Paste Role ARN into Vectrix

πŸŽ‰ Congrats! You've successfully setup AWS.

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