Adding Wasabi Accounts

Add a Wasabi account to NAKIVO Backup & Replication as described in the sections below. 

Creating Wasabi Access Key ID and Secret Access Key 

Prior to adding your Wasabi account to the inventory, you need to create and retrieve a Wasabi Access Key ID and Secret Access Key. They are used by NAKIVO Backup & Replication to sign the programmatic requests sent to Wasabi, such as retrieving the list of instances, creating snapshots, and etc.

To create a Wasabi Access Key ID and a Secret Access Key, follow the steps below:

  1. If you don't have a Wasabi account, create a new one at

  2. Log in to your Wasabi account.

  3. Navigate to the main menu and click Access Keys

  4. Click Create New Access Key.

  5. In the dialog box that opens, select one of the following:

    • Root user and click Create.

    • Sub-User. Select a sub-user from the Assign to a user drop-down list and click Create. Note that the original user access key of the selected user will be changed. 

      To use the Sub-User option, you need to have at least one user created in your Wasabi account. For details, refer to Creating a User and How do I set up Wasabi for user access separation?

  6. Click Download CSV and save the file with generated keys in a secure location. Keep the Access key confidential in order to protect your account. 

Adding a Wasabi Account to Inventory 

To add an Wasabi account to NAKIVO Backup & Replication, follow the steps below:

  1. Click Settings.

  2. Go to the Inventory page and click Add New.

  3. On the Platform page of the wizard, select Cloud and click Next to proceed.

  4. On the Options page of the wizard, fill in the following fields:

    1. Enter the name in the Display name box.

    2. Select the Wasabi account from the Type drop-down list.

    3. Select the Wasabi region from the Region(s) drop-down list.

    4. Enter the Access Key ID and Secret Access Key of a root user or a sub-user in the corresponding fields.

  5. Click Finish.