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Getting Started with Amazon Web Services in MyWorkspace

Summary

Amazon Web Services are used to manage many different cloud based elastic services of Amazon. The most popular example is Amazon EC2, S3 or Simple DB but also new business services like Amzon Work Mail is managed with the identity services of Amazon Web Services (AWS). This getting started guide describes how to integrate the identity services of Amazon Web Services with Matrix42 MyWorkspace. 

Goal

After completing this getting started guide you will be able to connect an existing or new Amazon Web Services account to Matrix42 MyWorkspace. This means it's possible to federate AWS with your existing on-premise or cloud based infrastructure, e.g. Active Directory, Azure Active Directory or Google Apps for Business.

First Step: Signup for Matrix42 MyWorkspace

Visit the MyWorkspace welcome page and signup for a free new tenant our log into your existing MyWorkspace tenant. After that visit the applications section in the administration area to register Amazon Web Services as a new application. 

Second Step: Register AWS as new application

Amazon Web Services can be registered as a new application in MyWorkspace. This process gives your end users who have permissions on the service seamless access. Start the registration process by pressing the "+" button in the upper right corner and selecting "AWS Management Console" from the applications catalog.

Please follow the described steps in the application registration wizard to connect the AWS Management Console to MyWorkspace.