Step 3. Specify IAM Role Type and Settings

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    At the Role Settings step of the wizard, choose whether you want to add an already existing IAM role, or to create a new IAM role and add it to Veeam Backup for AWS.

    • IAM role from current account — select this option if you want to add an IAM role that has permissions to access resources in the initial AWS account.
    • IAM role from another account — select this option if you want to add a cross-account IAM role that has permissions to access resources in another AWS account.

    The cross-account IAM role will be used to provide IAM users in the initial AWS account (the trusted account) access to resources in another AWS account (the trusting account). To learn how to delegate access across AWS accounts using IAM roles, see AWS Documentation.

    • Create new IAM role — select this option if you want to create a new IAM role and add it to Veeam Backup for AWS.

    Then, specify the following IAM role settings: