Add an Amazon S3 connection

You can add a connection to the Amazon S3 file system using ThoughtSpot DataFlow.

Follow these steps:

  1. Click Connections in the top navigation bar.

  2. In the Connections interface, click Add connection in the top right corner.

  3. In the Create Connection interface, enter the Connection name, and select the Connection type.

  4. After you select the File Connection type, the rest of the connection properties appear.

    • Connection name
      Name your connection.

    • Connection type
      Choose the Amazon S3 connection type.

    • Amazon S3 URL
      Specify the Amazon S3 hostname link.

    • Bucket
      Specify the bucket.
      An Amazon S3 bucket name is globally unique, and the namespace is shared by all AWS accounts.

    • Access key
      Specify the access key ID generated when creating AWS security credentials.

    • Secret key
      Specify the secrete access key generated when creating AWS security credentials.

    See Connection properties for details, defaults, and examples.

  5. Click Create connection.