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Installing the Acquia Connector


The Acquia Connector module 3.x reached end-of-life on 31 March, 2023. Ensure that you update all your applications to leverage the 4.x version of the Acquia Connector module.

The Acquia Connector module is a Drupal module package that allows your websites to exchange information with Acquia. Before installing the module, review the information on the Acquia Connector module page.

To install the Acquia Connector:

  1. Sign in to your Drupal website as an administrator.
  2. Install and enable the Acquia Connector for your version of Drupal:

    When enabling your Acquia Connector module in your Drupal website, enable the following modules on the Extend/Modules webpage, by Drupal version:

    Drupal versionModule
    Drupal 7Acquia Agent
    Current Drupal versionAcquia Connector
  3. Go to the Acquia Network Connector configuration webpage using the appropriate method, based on your installed Drupal version:

    Drupal versionInstructions
    Drupal 7In the admin menu, go to Configuration > Acquia Subscription settings.
    Current Drupal versionIn the admin menu, go to Configuration > Web Services > Acquia Connector settings.
  4. If the Configuration page does not indicate you are connected to an Acquia subscription, click Authenticate with Acquia Cloud, and then enter your Acquia email address and password.
  5. Choose the subscription you want to connect, and then click Submit. If you are using Acquia Connector 7.x-3.x, and your website is not hosted on Cloud Platform, you must enter a name for your website under /, and then click Save settings.

Enabling the Acquia Connector module in a local, development website can cause the website to be listed on your Cloud Platform subscription page along with your other applications.


Your website is now connected to Acquia. You may need to run cron on your website.

Updating the Acquia Connector

To get the greatest benefit from Cloud Platform, you must keep the Acquia Connector module up to date with the latest stable version.

To install and update a Drupal site using Composer, see Updating Modules and Themes using Composer.