AWS accounts are provisioned by the Cloud Engineering team; please request an account via the DM or in #ask-devops on Slack. We are trying to actively reduce the nmumber of accounts we have, so please do not assume that your application will get its own account.
We have three Organisational Units, mapped to the Software Development Lifecycle:
- Development (-dev)
- Staging (-stg)
- Production (-prod)
All applications will need both
Production; apps built in-house will additionally have
It is not permitted to connect different environments directly (e.g. a
Productionaccount). This will be treated as a security breach. Please consult the team if you need to transfer data between accounts in different environments.
See our Accounts strategy for more information.