I want to backup my AWS snapshots to a completely separate AWS account for additional security (if my AWS credentials were acquired someone could delete all my snapshots and volumes). But I'm a bit stumped on how to do this.

There doesn't seem to be a way to store a volume or snapshot in S3 such that another user could access that data in s3 and store it in a separate AWS account.

Does anyone have any suggestions on how to acheive this?



You can modify your snapshot permissions and add your other account's account number. Under EC2, go to Snapshots, right-click on the snapshot you want to share and then choose Snapshot Permissions.

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