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Instructions for adding a AliCloud to InsightCloudSec

AliCloud, also known as Alibaba Cloud or Aliyun, is the largest cloud computing company in China. Headquartered in Singapore, Alibaba Cloud operates in 18 data center regions and 42 availability zones around the globe.


Before you can complete this setup, you will need to ensure you have the following:

  • An existing InsightCloudSec platform installation
  • An existing AliCloud account with the appropriate access to grant InsightCloudSec access to your cloud account(s)

Note: InsightCloudSec support of AliCloud is limited to read-only access.

This page walks through the following:

  • Creating a custom policy
  • Creating a user
  • Saving the Access Key for your user
  • Assigning your policy to your user
  • Adding your cloud to InsightCloudSec

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Setup in AliCloud

Create a Custom Policy

1. From the Alibaba Cloud console, go to the Resource Access Control page.

2. Select "Products" from the navigation menu.

3. Select "Resource Access Management" under the "Monitor and Management" group.

4. Create the RAM Policy as follows:

  • Select "Policies" under "Permissions" on the RAM navigation menu.
  • Select "Create Policy".

5. Give the policy a name. Note rules for special characters in the policy name e.g., spaces are not allowed.

  • Add a note/description if desired.
  • Select "Script" for the Configuration Mode.
  • Copy the following JSON RAM policy (below) into the numbered policy document space on the Alibaba Cloud console.
  "Version": "1",
  "Statement": [
      "Action": [
      "Resource": "*",
      "Effect": "Allow"

6. Select "OK".

7. Confirm that your policy has been created. You should see a screen that looks like this:

Create a User

1. Select "Users" under the "Identity" section of the navigation menu; select "Create User".

2. Select a login name. Note rules for special characters in the policy name e.g., spaces are not allowed. You may also select a display name, if you wish.

3. Select "Programmatic Access" for the Access Mode.

4. Select "OK".

Save the Access Key for Your User

1. With a new user successfully created, a new User Information screen opens. This screen contains the Access Key ID and Access Key Secret.


Save the Information for the Access Key

Either download a csv file or copy to secure location the Access Key ID and the Access Key Secret.

Assign Your Policy to Your User

1. Once the user is created, go back to that user and click on it. Then select the "Permissions" tab under "Identities/Users" from the navigation menu; select "Add Permissions".

2. Select "Custom Policy" as the type of policy to add.

3. Select the name of the policy you created.

4. Select "OK".

5. Confirm permissions have been authorized.

6. Select "Finished".

7. Confirm that the policy (permissions) have been added for this user.

Add Your Cloud to InsightCloudSec

1. From your InsightCloudSec platform, locate "Cloud --> Clouds" on the main navigation menu.

2. Click on "Add Cloud" in the upper right.

3. Select AliCloud and give your cloud account a name. (You may need to click "See More" to display AliCloud as an option)

4. Add the Access Key and Secret Key you saved in the earlier steps.

5. Select "Add Cloud".

6. Confirm the cloud account was successfully added by returning the the Clouds listing page.

Updated 15 days ago


Instructions for adding a AliCloud to InsightCloudSec

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