You can use the Cloud Connections screen to sync your public cloud account into the Armor Management Portal (AMP). Afterwards, you can use AMP to:
View the security status of your instance in the Virtual Machines screen
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.
The Cloud Connections screen displays the public cloud accounts you have synced.
|Account Name||A descriptive name for your account|
|Provider||The public cloud provider|
The ID for your public cloud account
Currently, the Cloud Connections screen supports Amazon Web Services (AWS).
You can use this screen to collect CloudTrail logs and EC2 instance logs.
You can use the Cloud Connections screen to sync your public cloud environment into the Armor Management Portal (AMP).
In this section, you will need to access your AWS console to complete the configuration process.
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.
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 Virtual Machines screen.
|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.|
|Name||The name of the instance from your public cloud account|
|Type||The type of instance, specific to the offerings offered by your public cloud provider, such as en EC2 instance for AWS|
|Provider||The public cloud provider for the instance|
The operating system associated with the instance
(For AWS, the associated AMI is listed)
|Date Created||The date the instance was created in your public cloud account|
The security group that corresponds to your AWS instance.
The keypair that corresponds to your AWS instance.
The security status of the instance, in relation to the installed agent. There are three states:
|Power||The power status of the instance, either powered on (green) or powered off (red)|
If you do not see any data in the Cloud Connections screen, consider that: