Creating an AWS File Gateway

The AWS File Gateway provides a file interface to the Amazon S3 data. For more information, see the AWS Knowledge Center article, How do I create an AWS Storage Gateway file gateway using Amazon EC2 as the host platform.


  1. Log in to the AWS Storage Gateway Management Console.
  2. Navigate to Services > Storage Gateway.
  3. To select the gateway type, click Create Gateway, and then select File Gateway.
  4. Click Next.
  5. To select the host platform, in the Select Gateway list, select Amazon EC2.
  6. Click Launch Instance.
  7. Select an instance type, and then click Review and Launch.
  8. Review the details, and then click Launch.
  9. Create a new key pair or select an existing key pair, and then click Launch Instances.

Last modified: 11/20/2018 5:02:09 AM