Get Started Guide

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  • 10/23/2022
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Set Up Amazon Web Services* Cloud Storage

To enable Cloud Storage on the installed Reference Implementation, you will need Amazon Web Services* (AWS*) paid/free subscription to enable your root user account that has to support the following services:
  • Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  • Amazon S3 Bucket
After finishing the setup for IAM and S3, you will have your AWS_ACCESS_KEY, AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY and AWS_S3_BUCKET_NAME to be used on your Edge Insights for Fleet Reference Implementation Cloud Data - Configuration.

Setup Steps

  1. From your AWS management console, search for IAM and open the IAM Dashboard.
  2. On the left menu of the dashboard, go to
    Access management
    and click on
    to open the IAM Users tab.
  3. From the IAM users tab, click on
    Add User
    to access the AWS add user setup.
  4. On the first tab, provide the username and select the AWS credentials type to be
    Access key
  5. On the second tab, create a group to attach policies for the new IAM user.
    1. Search for S3 and select
    2. Click on
      Create group
  6. Select the group you have created and click on
    Next: Tags
  7. Tags are optional. If you don’t want to add tags, you can continue to the Review tab by clicking on
    Next: Review
  8. After review, you can click on the
    Create User
  9. On this page, you have access to AWS Key and AWS Secret Access key. (Click on
    to view them.)
    1. Save both of them to be used later on your Cloud Data - Configuration on the Edge Insights for Fleet Reference Implementation you have installed.
      The AWS Secret Key is visible only on this page, you cannot get the key in another way.
    2. If you forget to save the AWS Secret Key, you can delete the old one and create another key.
  10. After you have saved the keys, close the tab. You are returned to the IAM Dashboard page.
  11. Click on the user created and save the
    User ARN
    to be used on S3 bucket setup.
    In case you forgot to save the AWS Secret key from the User tab, you can select
    Security Credentials
    , delete the Access Key and create another one.

S3 Bucket

S3 bucket service offers cloud storage to be used on cloud based applications.
S3 Bucket Service setup
  1. Open the Amazon Management Console and search for Amazon S3.
  2. Click on
    to open the AWS S3 Bucket dashboard.
  3. On the left side menu, click on
  4. Click on the
    Create Bucket
    button to open the Create Bucket dashboard.
  5. Enter a name for your bucket and select your preferred region.
  6. Scroll down and click on
    Create Bucket
  7. From the S3 Bucket Dashboard, click on the newly created bucket and go to the
  8. Scroll to
    Bucket Policy
    and click on
    to add a new statement in statements tab that is already created to deny all the uploads.
  9. You must add a comma before adding the following information.
    { "Sid": "<Statement name>", "Effect": "Allow", "Principal": { "AWS": "<User_ARN_Saved>" }, "Action": "s3:*", "Resource": [ "arn:aws:s3:::<bucket_name>", "arn:aws:s3:::<bucket_name>/*" ] }
    1. Update with the following statement with statement name, your user ARN saved at IAM setup - step 11 and your bucket name.
    2. Click on
      Save changes
      . If the change is successful, you will see a
      success saved
      message, otherwise you need to re-analyze the json file to fix the error.

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