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Add AWS Account Prerequisite

Account Requirement

Before adding your AWS account to FortiCWP, make sure the AWS account user you use is an Administrator User. For instructions on creating an "Administrative User" in your AWS account, please refer to: https://docs.aws.amazon.com/mediapackage/latest/ug/setting-up-create-iam-user.html.

Activate Security Token Service (STS)

FortiCWP uses regional Security Token Service (STS) to reduce latency and provide smoother user experience.

Follow these steps to turn on Security Token Service (STS) on AWS console.

  1. From your AWS console dashboard, go to Identity and Access Management (IAM).
  2. Click Account settings from the left navigation panel, and click to expand Security Token Service (STS).
  3. Based on your location, activate EU (Ireland) if you are located in European Union, otherwise, activate US West (Oregon).

Getting started on adding AWS account(s)

  1. Log into FortiCWP with your account.
  2. From the navigation pane, go to Admin > Account.
  3. In Cloud Account Management tab, click +Add New
  4. Select the AWS platform sign and click then select the add account method.
  5. There are 4 methods to add AWS account to FortiCWP, select one that best fits your requirement.

    Install Method Description

    Automatically Add AWS Account

    Add a single AWS account on FortiCWP with automation through AWS CloudFormation. CloudFormation will setup AWS Role and CloudTrail and complete the installation. (Recommended)

    Add AWS Organization

    Add an AWS organization with multiple sub-accounts through the master account using AWS CloudFormation.

    Manually Add AWS Account Add a single AWS account on FortiCWP by setting up AWS Role and CloudTrail manually.
    Add Multiple AWS Accounts Add multiple AWS accounts on FortiCWP through AWS CloudFormation.

     

     

     

Add AWS Account Prerequisite

Account Requirement

Before adding your AWS account to FortiCWP, make sure the AWS account user you use is an Administrator User. For instructions on creating an "Administrative User" in your AWS account, please refer to: https://docs.aws.amazon.com/mediapackage/latest/ug/setting-up-create-iam-user.html.

Activate Security Token Service (STS)

FortiCWP uses regional Security Token Service (STS) to reduce latency and provide smoother user experience.

Follow these steps to turn on Security Token Service (STS) on AWS console.

  1. From your AWS console dashboard, go to Identity and Access Management (IAM).
  2. Click Account settings from the left navigation panel, and click to expand Security Token Service (STS).
  3. Based on your location, activate EU (Ireland) if you are located in European Union, otherwise, activate US West (Oregon).

Getting started on adding AWS account(s)

  1. Log into FortiCWP with your account.
  2. From the navigation pane, go to Admin > Account.
  3. In Cloud Account Management tab, click +Add New
  4. Select the AWS platform sign and click then select the add account method.
  5. There are 4 methods to add AWS account to FortiCWP, select one that best fits your requirement.

    Install Method Description

    Automatically Add AWS Account

    Add a single AWS account on FortiCWP with automation through AWS CloudFormation. CloudFormation will setup AWS Role and CloudTrail and complete the installation. (Recommended)

    Add AWS Organization

    Add an AWS organization with multiple sub-accounts through the master account using AWS CloudFormation.

    Manually Add AWS Account Add a single AWS account on FortiCWP by setting up AWS Role and CloudTrail manually.
    Add Multiple AWS Accounts Add multiple AWS accounts on FortiCWP through AWS CloudFormation.