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Home >  Armor Anywhere - Product User Guide > Cloud Connections

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To fully use this screen, you must add the following permissions to your account:

  • Read Cloud Connections
  • Write Cloud Connections

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Overview
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Overview

You can use the the Cloud Connections screen  screen to sync your public cloud account into the Armor Management Portal (AMP). Afterwards, you can use AMP to:

  • Collect and store logs with the the Log Depot Relay add-on product
  • View the security status of your instance in the the Virtual Machines screen  screen 

    Note

    While all instances from your public cloud account will appear in the Virtual Machines screen, you should only focus on the security status for the instances that contain the Armor agent.

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  • Add AWS Security Hub feature to your public cloud account. 

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Review Cloud Connections screen

The Cloud Connections screen displays the public cloud accounts you have synced. 

ColumnDescription
Account NameA

This column displays the descriptive name for your account.

ProviderThe

You can also click the arrow to see which Armor services are associated with the account.

ProviderThis column displays the public cloud provider.
Account ID

The This column displays the ID for your public cloud account.

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Currently, the Cloud Connections screen supports Amazon Web Services (AWS).

You can use this screen to collect CloudTrail logs and EC2 instance logs.

StatusThis column displays the connection status between your Armor accounts and your public cloud account.


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Add an AWS public cloud

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Before you begin, to collect CloudTrail logs, you must have the Log Depot add-on product enabled.

To learn how to enable Log Depot, see Log Depot.

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Add an AWS public cloud account
Add an AWS public cloud account 

You can use the Cloud Connections screen to sync your AWS public cloud environment into with the Armor Management Portal (AMP).

In this sectionTo complete these instructions, you will need must be able to access your AWS console to complete the configuration process. 

Note

Armor will generate an External ID for every new Cloud Connection account. As result, an incomplete cloud connection account will be listed in the table as (Pending Connection). You can click this entry in order to continue with the cloud connection creation process.

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View your public cloud instances
View your public cloud instances
View your added (connected) public cloud instances 

After you add your public cloud account into the Armor Management Portal (AMP), you can view the corresponding instances (and their security status) in the the Virtual Machines screen screen

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The Cloud Connection screen simply lists the synced public cloud account; the Virtual Machines screen lists all the instances listed in that public cloud account. 
  1. In the Armor Management Portal (AMP), in the left-side navigation, click click Infrastructure.
  2. Click Click Virtual Machines
ColumnDescription
NameThe name of the instance from your public cloud account
TypeThe type of instance, specific to the offerings offered by your public cloud provider, such as en EC2 instance for AWS
ProviderThe public cloud provider for the instance
OS

The operating system associated with the instance

(For AWS, the associated AMI is listed)

Date CreatedThe date the instance was created in your public cloud account
Security GroupFor AWS instances only
KeypairFor AWS instances only

The security group that corresponds to your AWS instance.

  • This column will only appear to AWS users.
  • This column will only appear if you have selected the EC2 Metadata and orchestration option.
Keypair

The keypair that corresponds to your AWS instance.

  • This column will only appear to AWS users.
  • This column will only appear if you have selected the EC2 Metadata and orchestration option in the Cloud Connections screen..
State

The security status of the instance, in relation to the installed agent. There are three states:

  • Unprotected indicates the agent is not installed in the instance.
  • Needs Attention indicates that the agent is installed, but has not properly communicated (heartbeated) with Armor.
  • OK indicates that the agent is installed and has communicated (hearbeated) with Armor.
PowerThe power status of the instance, either powered on (green) or powered off (red)

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Troubleshooting Cloud Connections screen
Troubleshooting Cloud Connections screen
Troubleshoot Cloud Connections screen

If you do not see any data in the the Cloud Connections screen screen, consider that:

  • The selected date range does not contain any data.
    • Select a difference date range. 
  • You do not have permission to view log data.
    • You must have the            permission the Read Cloud Connections and Writer Cloud Connections permissions enabled to view log data. Contact your account administrator to enable this permission. To learn how to update you permissions, see Roles and Permissions
  • You did not order the Log Depot add-on product. 
  • You did not properly sync Log Depot to collect your log files. 
  • The selected date range does not contain any data.
  • You do not have permission to view log data.
    • You must have the Write LogManagement permission enabled to access the Log Search section. Contact your account administrator to enable this permission. To learn how to update you permissions, see Roles and Permissions

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update the virtual machine screen for new colums

This is in the VM page,

Date created “ when your AWS feature was created inAWS

Security groups from AWS

 

Update VM page; new columns for both complete and anywhere

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Related documentation

To specifically sync your AMP account with AWS Security Hub, see Create a Cloud Connection for AWS Security Hub.

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