Amazon S3 connector

The Amazon S3 connector retrieves content from a file stored in an Amazon S3 bucket.

Prerequisites

You need an AWS account to use the Amazon S3 connector.

Creation

  1. Choose an option:

  • If you want to create a dataset, click Catalog > Datasets and click the New dataset button.

  • If you want to add a source to an existing dataset, click Catalog > Datasets and select the desired dataset. Then, click Add a source.

  1. In the wizard that opens, select Amazon S3 under the Configure a remote service section.

  2. Select an existing Amazon S3 connection or create a new connection.

  3. If you want to create a new connection, fill the following informations:

    • URL

    • Region

    • Access key

    • Secret access key

    • Path

    • Headers (optional)

  4. In the preview screen displaying the first 20 records of the file, set the source configuration.

  5. Configure the dataset information or use the pre-filled values:

  • In the Dataset name field, enter the title for this dataset.

  • In the Dataset technical identifier field, enter a meaningful identifier for this dataset.