To fully use this screen, you must add the following permissions to your account:
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.
This column displays the descriptive name for your account.
You can also click the arrow to see which Armor services are associated with the account.
|Provider||This column displays the public cloud provider.|
This column displays the ID for your public cloud account.
|Status||This column displays the connection status between your Armor accounts and your public cloud account.|
You can use the Cloud Connections screen to sync your AWS public cloud environment with the Armor Management Portal (AMP).
To complete these instructions, you must be able to access your AWS console.
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.
In this step, you will enable AWS Security Hub in the desired AWS regions; this action will capture the findings from Security Hub in every configured region.
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:
To specifically sync your AMP account with AWS Security Hub, see Create a Cloud Connection for AWS Security Hub.