Set up your server endpoint, users and bucket
After learning about the AWS Transfer Family, it's easy to sign up and get started hosting your file transfers in AWS. Here are the simple steps to get started.
Sign up for a free AWS account
If you don't have an AWS account, set one up for free.
Go to the Console
The AWS Transfer Family console is where you manage all of your SFTP, FTPS, or FTP service operations.
Create endpoint and map your hostname
Deploy your SFTP, FTPS, or FTP server endpoint, and associate your preferred hostname with it.
Set up your users
Select your identity provider and set up your users’ access to your endpoint.
Select your Amazon S3 buckets or Amazon EFS file systems
Assign IAM roles to access your S3 buckets or EFS file systems for storing the data transferred over SFTP, FTPS, or FTP.
Check out this quick video for a step-by-step walk through on how you can get started on realizing the benefits of leveraging the AWS Transfer Family.