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Prepare credentials and permission in AWS Management Console

Certain credentials and permission are required for Validio to validate your data:

  • A IAM user with access and permissions to the specified Kinesis stream.
  • Credentials for the IAM user.

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Permissions for IAM user

Certain permissions and roles are required for the IAM user.
For more information, refer to Actions, resources, and condition keys for Amazon Kinesis Data Streams.

IAM user for Source config

We recommend that you create an IAM user where the Validio platform is granted access to the Kinesis stream you want to read data from.

The following permissions must be assigned to your IAM user:

ActionsAccess levelRequired resource type
SubscribeToShardReadconsumer
ListShardsListstream
DescribeStreamConsumerReadconsumer
ListStreamConsumersReadstream
RegisterStreamConsumerWritestream
ListStreamsList
EnableEnhancedMonitoringWrite
DescribeLimitsRead
DisableEnhancedMonitoingWrite

Access key

You must supply an Access key and secret key to authenticate to the Kinesis stream.
For more information, refer to Managing access keys for IAM users.

Credential parameters

FieldRequiredDescriptionExample
Nameβœ…Identifier for the credentials. Used when accessing Sources.East coast weather forecast
Access keyβœ…Access key with permissions to access the Kinesis stream.AKUEBNDJHA7BJSHJVA6F
Secret keyβœ…Secret key for the specified access key.aslk/KOJHJKBuibhj

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Configuration parameters

FieldRequiredDescriptionExample
Nameβœ…Identifier for the Source. Used when setting up Validators.
AWS regionβœ…The AWS region that the Kinesis stream is available in.eu-north-1
Stream nameβœ…Name of the stream to read data from.east-coast-weather