Posted On: Oct 8, 2022

Amazon Storage Gateway makes it simpler and faster for you to start setting up and managing your hybrid-cloud storage workflows. Now, using the Storage Gateway console, you can easily create an Amazon EC2 instance for your cloud-based gateway in just a few clicks. In the updated Create Gateway wizard, simply enter the VPC network, VPC subnet, and key pair for your EC2 instance and select Launch instance to automatically create and launch an EC2 instance with minimally required settings including instance type, cache storage, upload buffer, and inbound security ports.

In addition, you can now automatically configure recommended Amazon CloudWatch alarms for your gateway, helping you proactively monitor your gateway’s health in one click. In the updated Create Gateway wizard, select Create Storage Gateway’s recommended alarms and Storage Gateway automatically configures a set of best practice alarms for your new gateway. You can also add recommended alarms to your existing gateway by navigating to your gateway’s detail page and selecting this option from the Monitoring tab. Once alarms are configured, you can easily monitor the alarm state of your gateways from the Gateway overview page and review details of both recommended and custom alarms by navigating to your gateway’s Monitoring tab.

Amazon Storage Gateway is a hybrid-cloud storage service that provides on-premises applications access to virtually unlimited storage in the cloud. You can use Storage Gateway for backing up and archiving data to Amazon Web Services, providing on-premises file shares backed by cloud storage, and providing on-premises applications low-latency access to in-cloud data.

This capability is available in all Amazon Web Services Regions, including the Amazon Web Services China (Beijing) Region, operated by Sinnet, and the Amazon Web Services China (Ningxia) Region, operated by NWCD. For more information on Amazon Storage Gateway pricing, visit the pricing page. To get started, visit the Amazon Storage Gateway console. To learn more, visit the Amazon Storage Gateway User Guide.