AWS S3 Connection¶
AWS S3 application on Connect iPaaS uses Basic authorization. To connect your AWS S3 account, Connect iPaaS needs an
access key and a
secret access key. The AWS S3 user must have programmatic access to be able to use AWS S3 on Connect iPaaS.
The user must have the following permissions for a seamless integration experience.
Your Access key and Secret Access Key will either be provided by your AWS administrator or you can generate them by signing in to your AWS Management Console.
Generate your AWS Access key and secret Access key¶
Sign in to AWS Management Console.
My Security Credentialsby clicking on your IAM user.Figure 2. My Security Credentials on AWS S3
Create Access Keyto create an access key. AWS will let you download your keys.Figure 3. Create Access Key on AWS S3
Note : You can download/view your Secret Access keys only once. If you lose your keys, you have to create a new key pair.
A complete guide can found here.
Optionally, you can create a user for Connect iPaaS with the access and secret key credentials with the required permissions on specific buckets only. Using this Connect iPaaS will have controlled access and can work on behalf of the user. If the IAM user has Multifactor authentication enabled, it will not be able to use AWS S3 application on Connect iPaaS.