We will add an Amazon Web Services cloud to Ansible Tower and fetch the hosts present in the cloud dynamically. Let's start by creating a cloud credential.
- We want to create a credential of the type Amazon Web Services, so go to the settings button and select the CREDENTIALS section.
- In the NEW CREDENTIAL section, we can specify the name of the key. Here, we would set the CREDENTIAL TYPE as Amazon Web Services.
- The form will expand so we can provide the AWS access key and secret key and save the credential.
- After the credential has been set up, we need to go to Inventories and add a new inventory by clicking on the +ADD ...