In this exercise, you’ll create a connection in Informatica to read data from your AWS S3 bucket.
Log in using your credentials for Informatica.
You’ll then see the Informatica homepage, click Administrator.
You’ll then see the Administrator landing page.
In the left menu, click Add-On Connectors. You’ll then see this.
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.
You’ll then see this. Click OK.
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.
You’ll then see all available connections. You now have to create a new connection for your AWS S3 bucket.
Click New Connection.
In Connection Details, configure the fields like this:
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):
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:
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).
After filling out these details, your screen should look like this:
Your connection is now saved and you’ll see this:
Let’s test your connection now, by clicking the Test Connection button in the upper right corner.
If your connection is set up properly, you should see a confirmation message: The test for this connection was successful.
If the test was successful, you can continue with the next exercise.
You can now continue with the next exercise.