5.3 Connect Informatica to your AWS S3 bucket

In this exercise, you’ll create a connection in Informatica to read data from your AWS S3 bucket.

Log in to Informatica

Go to https://apse1.dm-ap.informaticacloud.com/cloudshell/showProducts.

Log in using your credentials for Informatica.

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You’ll then see the Informatica homepage, click Administrator.

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You’ll then see the Administrator landing page.

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In the left menu, click Add-On Connectors. You’ll then see this.

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In the search field, enter amazon. You’ll then have these results. Click Start Free Trial for the connector with the name Amazon S3 Connector.

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You’ll then see this. Click OK.

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Your Amazon S3 connector is now installed. You can now set up the connection to the S3 bucket you created in the previous exercise.

In the left menu, click Connections.

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You’ll then see all available connections. You now have to create a new connection for your AWS S3 bucket.

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Click New Connection.

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In Connection Details, configure the fields like this:

  • Connection Name: use the name S3 - LDAP and replace LDAP by your LDAP. In this example, the Connection Name is S3 - vangeluw.
  • Type: select the type Amazon S3 v2.

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In the Amazon S3 v2 Properties, select the Runtime Environment you created in one of the previous exercises (DON’T select Informatica Cloud Hosted Agent):

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In the Connection Section, configure the fields like this:

  • Access Key: this is your Access key ID for your S3 bucket, as defined in the previous exercise.

  • Secret Key: this is your Secret access key for your S3 bucket, as defined in the previous exercise.
    As a reminder, here’s where you could find the Amazon S3 Access and Secret keys:
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  • Folder Path: folder path should be aepmodule5LDAP, replace LDAP by your LDAP. In this example, the Folder Path is aepmodule5vangeluw.

  • Region Name: select EU(Frankfurt).

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After filling out these details, your screen should look like this:

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Click Save.

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Your connection is now saved and you’ll see this:

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Let’s test your connection now, by clicking the Test Connection button in the upper right corner.

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If your connection is set up properly, you should see a confirmation message: The test for this connection was successful.

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If the test was successful, you can continue with the next exercise.

You can now continue with the next exercise.

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