Setting Up - AWS DataSync

Setting Up

To get started, you first sign up for AWS. If you are a first-time user, we recommend that you read the regions and requirements section.

Sign Up For AWS

To use AWS DataSync, you need an AWS account that gives you access to all AWS resources, forums, support, and usage reports. You aren't charged for any of the services unless you use them. If you already have an AWS account, you can skip this step.

To sign up for AWS account

  1. Open

  2. Follow the online instructions.

    Part of the sign-up procedure involves receiving a phone call and entering a verification code on the phone keypad.

AWS Regions and Endpoints

AWS DataSync is available in the following AWS Regions.

How to Access AWS DataSync

You can use the DataSync Management Console to perform various sync configuration and management tasks.

Additionally, you can use the AWS DataSync API or the AWS CLI to programmatically configure and manage DataSync. For more information about the API, see API Reference.

You can also use the AWS SDKs to develop applications that interact with DataSync. The AWS SDKs for Java, .NET, and PHP wrap the underlying DataSync API to simplify your programming tasks. For information about downloading the SDK libraries, see Sample Code Libraries.

DataSync Pricing

For information about AWS DataSync pricing, see AWS DataSync Pricing on the DataSync pricing page.