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Configure Your AWS Connector

Configure AWS connectors for gathering resource information from your AWS account. The connectors are created on the Connectors application. You can merge your existing CloudView connectors or create a new one on the app.

Base Account

The AWS connectors uses Qualys accounts. If you do not wish to use Qualys account, you can use the base account instead to set up the AWS connectors. Learn more.

Create a New Connector

New AWS connectors can only be created from the Connectors application. You can refer to the instructions mentioned in the Connectors Online help.

Merge Existing Connector

The changes to the CloudView connector configuration would not be allowed until you merge the CloudView connectors to Connectors application. You are requested to merge CloudView connectors to the Connectors application via the merge feature. After merging the connectors from CloudView, you can then update the connectors in the new Connectors application.

You can identify the connectors to be merged by looking for this Merge icon icon. Show me.Show me.

1) Click on the connector to merge.

2) From the quick actions menu, click on Merge Connectors.

3) Select the connectors to merge. Show me.Show me.


4) Authorize the merge and click on Merge.

Once the merge is complete, the connectors are visible in the the AWS tab without the  icon. The connector will continue to establish connection with AWS to start discovering resources from each region and evaluate them against policies.

Merge Base Account

If both CloudView and AssetView use different base accounts, you would be required to merge the base accounts to the one of your choice and then going further all the existing connectors of AssetView and CloudView, and the new connectors will take the merged base account in use.

Navigate to Amazon Web Services from Configuration tab

1) Click 'Configure Base Account'. Show meShow me.

2) Select the existing base account with the Merge icon icon. Show meShow me.

3) Select the base account you want to merge the account with (CloudView/AssetView). Show meShow me.

Select base account to merge

4) Authorize the merge and click on "Merge Base Account".

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