Working with Amazon Web Service (AWS) S3 Storage requires a user account, so it is natural to create a specific AWS S3 Glacier backup user account when connecting an outside service or device for backup purposes. This post will detail how to create a user that has full rights to a specific bucket on S3 and Glacier Storage so that backup files can be created or edited from an outside source.
Now it is time to connect the backup service or device using the AWS S3 Glacier Backup user with the “Access Key ID” and “Secret Access Key” recorded earlier. If your company is using Amazon Web Services or S3 Storage for backup and need help getting it setup properly, then contact us for assistance. Look for the next couple posts that will show how to setup a S3 bucket for automatic archival and how to setup WHM for backup to S3 Storage.