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How to deploy worker instance to Bahrain Region in Veeam Backup for AWS


Deploying a worker instance to the Bahrain region is not possible.


The Me-south-1 region is not present in the list.


To select the Me-south-1 region, do the following:

1.  Connect to the backup server using the following command.
ssh -i "<backup server's .pem key>" ubuntu@<Public DNS (IPv4) parameter of the backup server>
2.  Navigate to /opt/ and locate AmazonS3Regions.xml.
3.  Add the following text to the .xml file (see the attached screenshot).
<Region Id="me-south-1" Name="Middle East (Bahrain)" Type="Global">
    <Endpoint Type="S3"></Endpoint>
    <Endpoint Type="S3"></Endpoint>
    <Endpoint Type="EC2"></Endpoint>
    <Endpoint Type="IAM"></Endpoint>
4.  Restart the Veeam Backup for AWS service using the following command.
sudo systemctl restart veeamawsbackup.service
5. Enable Global STS endpoint as described in the article
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