Step 3. Specify AWS Account Settings
At the Account step of the wizard, specify an AWS account, select the AWS region and geographical location of a datacenter where you want to deploy the Veeam Backup for AWS appliance:
- From the AWS account drop-down list, select user credentials to connect to an AWS account where you want to deploy the Veeam Backup for AWS appliance. Note that the user whose credentials you want to use must have the necessary permissions. For more information on permissions, see Required Permissions.
If you have not added credentials beforehand, click Manage accounts or Add to add the necessary credentials. For more information on adding credentials, see the Access Keys for AWS Users section in the Veeam Backup & Replication User Guide.
The AWS account that will be used to deploy Veeam Backup for AWS must be subscribed to Veeam Backup for AWS FREE Trial & BYOL Edition in AWS Marketplace.
To learn how to subscribe to Veeam Backup for AWS FREE Trial & BYOL Edition, follow instructions provided in the Installing Veeam Backup for AWS section in the Veeam Backup for AWS User Guide (steps 1–5).
- From the AWS region drop-down list, select an AWS Region in which the appliance will reside.
- From the Data center drop-down list, select a location of a datacenter where you want to deploy the Veeam Backup for AWS appliance.
For more information, see Regions and Availability Zones.