Add the Amazon Simple S3 Object Storage Repository with an IAM Role Policy


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To back up the Amazon S3 buckets of Amazon S3 service accounts, you must create an Identity and Access Management (IAM) role and launch the Elastic Cloud Computing (EC2) VM with the IAM role with full permission to the S3 buckets. You must also select the EC2 VM as the access node.


  1. From the navigation pane, go to Protect > Object storage.

    The Object storage page appears.

  2. In the upper-right area of the page, click Add object storage.

    The Add object storage dialog box appears.

  3. Click Amazon S3.

    The Add Amazon S3 Storage dialog box appears.

  4. In the Object storage name box, enter a name for the repository.

  5. In the Host URL box, enter the Amazon S3 account URL,

  6. From the Authentication list, select IAM role.

  7. From the Access node list, select an EC2 VM that has an IAM role with full permission to the S3 buckets.

  8. From the Plan list, select the server plan to use for the repository.

  9. Click Save.