From the Dashboard we can see an overview of our AWS Account managed by CloudRanger.
We can see how many servers are available and running, how many of these have a Backup Policy or Schedule associated with them. A weekly saving figure is shown which outlines the saving realized by implementing scheduling.
The weekly overview is a graphical display of your schedules including savings for all of your servers for each day of the week.
Create an aws-access-role step-by-step guide
CloudRanger needs access to the AWS account you want us to manage on your behalf. We have provided a CloudFormation script to automate the creation of the CloudRanger access role in your AWS account.
Step 1 - Click on the 'Configuration' link on the main dashboard.
Step 2 - Make sure that your AWS console window is open and you are logged into the account you want to create access to.
Step 3 - Click on the 'Connect to AWS' button.
Step 5 - Click 'Create' to generate a CloudFormation stack.
Step 6 - Refresh the Stack until the status is CREATE_COMPLETE
Step 7 - Go to the 'Outputs' dropdown
Step 8 - Highlight and then Copy the ARN value
Step 9 - Save the ARN value in CloudRanger as outlined below: