Sign up for AWS account
Learn how to sign up for the AWS account below.
If you already have one and you want to start using BitNami Cloud Hosting, then check that you are subscribed to the required services and go to Collect AWS credentials info.
Go to http://aws.amazon.com and click Sign Up Now button. You may also visit this AWS account activity page what will bring you to the signup form presented below. Fill in the form with your email address and new password. Do not forget to select "I am a new user" option.
Type your email address once again and click Create account.
Fill in your Contact information and click Continue.
You will see a message that your new AWS account has been created.
Subscribe to the required EC2 services
If your Amazon account was created before October 2011, you may also need to subscribe to the Amazon EC2 services.
1. Please go to the following URL:
2. Confirm that "Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)", "Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)" and "Elastic Block Store (EBS)" are listed as services you are signed up for.
3. If they are listed as services that you are not signed up for, you should click the button "Add Now" next to them and follow the instructions.
Collect AWS credentials info
You need to gather the AWS credentials to be able to configure your BitNami Cloud Hosting account properly.
Go to the following page:
The Security Credentials section shows your Access Key ID and Secret Access Key. You can write these down or copy and paste them into your BitNami Cloud Hosting account when you are prompted to during the setup process. Please make sure that you don't include any additional characters if you copy and paste the values.
If you don't have any access keys yet, you can create a new pair clicking "Create a new access key".