AWS Signature V4 is a process that adds authentication information to AWS requests sent by HTTP. It requires security credentials which are username:password pairs.
Setting up an AWS authentication requires the following steps:
Create a username/password credential for AWS Signature V4.
Create an AWS Signature V4 Scheme.
Apply this scheme and credential to a data source.
To create an AWS Signature V4 scheme, follow these steps.
In a project, select Home > Auth. Scheme.
From the New Authentication Scheme dropdown, select AWS Signature V4.
In the Create new Authentication Scheme page, enter the following information:
A descriptive name for the scheme to be used to identify it when editing a data source.
Enter a valid geographical region that supports Signature Version V4.
Enter the Amazon service to be accessed.
A list of authentication schemes will appear showing the new scheme.
Dismiss the confirmation dialog.