Amazon Web Services Policy – Create AMI and Volume Snapshots

In order to allow AWS administrators or users to schedule the backups of EC2 instances through Hummingbird247 simply associate the following policy to the IAM user or group of users.

{ "Version": "2012-10-17", "Statement": [ { "Action": [ "ec2:CreateImage", "ec2:CreateTags", "ec2:DeleteSnapshot", "ec2:DeregisterImage", "ec2:DescribeImages", "ec2:DescribeInstances", "ec2:DescribeSnapshots", "ec2:DescribeVolumes", "ec2:DescribeTags" ], "Effect": "Allow", "Resource": "*" } ] }

Users can then schedule these automated actions through Hummingbird247, please refer to the credential creation blog post for details on how to add credentials to Hummingbird247.