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Cloud Application Manager Analytics AWS Configuration

Updated by Chris Meyer on Jun 01, 2017
Article Code: kb/221


The following process automates the configuration of your AWS account for Cloud Application Manager Analytics functionality by using native AWS CloudFormation functionality. You can inspect the code snippet here.

If you prefer to set-up your environment manually, you can find those setup instructions here.


Customers responsible for AWS Accounts which have been approved by Amazon Web Services to perform a transfer into CenturyLink's care.


  • The customer must already have an AWS account that has been specifically mentioned in the AWS account transfer process. (Only approved accounts are authorized for this process.)
  • The customer must have reviewed the process for transferring an existing Amazon Web Services account

CenturyLink Cloud Optimization Configuration Steps:

  1. Open the CloudFormation template found here.
  2. Login to the targeted AWS account, if not already.
  3. Click “Next.”
  4. Enter the External ID: (As provided by your on-boarding representative).
  5. Click “Next.”
  6. (Optional): Set any Options.
  7. Click “Next.”
  8. Check “I Acknowledge that AWS CloudFormation might create IAM resources.”
  9. Click “Create.”
When Stack Creation Is Complete
  1. Go to the “Outputs” tab.
  2. Copy the “CTLCloudOptimizationRoleARN” Key’s Value (i.e., AWS ARN).
  3. Send ARN to your on-boarding representative or into the Account Role ARN field of the AWS provider.

Account Role ARN