Setting up an AWS credential for audit event archiving using the UI

To configure archiving, you must set up a credential for audit event archiving and then configure CDP.

You must have set up an AWS policy in AWS IAM and eceived a cross-account role ARN to finish setting up an AWS credential for audit event archiving.
  1. Log in to the CDP web interface.
    The following steps show you how to create a credential from the Credentials page in the CDP web interface. You may also create a credential directly from the Environments page as part of environment registration process.
  2. In the Management Console, navigate to Environments > Shared Resources > Credentials:
  3. Click Create Credential.
  4. Select AWS to access credential options for Amazon Web Services.
  5. Ignore the step to create a cross-account access policy.
    You completed this step when you set up an AWS policy.
  6. Provide the following information:
    • Name
    • Description
    • Cross-account Role ARN

      This information was provided when you created an IAM role.

  7. Click Create.