Getting started with Amazon DataSync - Amazon DataSync
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Getting started with Amazon DataSync

This section walks through how to get started using Amazon DataSync with the Amazon Web Services Management Console.

Before you begin, we recommend reading How Amazon DataSync works.

To get started with Amazon DataSync by using the console
  1. Open the Amazon DataSync console at

  2. In the upper-right corner, select the Amazon Web Services Region where you want to run DataSync.

    We recommend choosing the same Amazon Web Services Region used by the Amazon storage resource that's involved in your transfer. For a list of Amazon storage services that DataSync supports, see Working with Amazon DataSync locations.

  3. On the DataSync home page, choose whether to transfer data Between on-premises storage and Amazon or Between Amazon Storage services.

  4. Choose Get started

    If this is your first time using DataSync in this Amazon Web Services Region, the Create agent page appears.