AWS Signature V4 scheme

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:

  1. Create a username/password credential for AWS Signature V4.

  2. Create an AWS Signature V4 Scheme.

  3. Apply this scheme and credential to a data source.

For more information on obtaining these credentials for an AWS Signature V4 account, see AWS Documentation.

To create an AWS Signature V4 scheme, follow these steps.

Steps
Steps
  1. In a project, select Home > Auth. Scheme.

  2. From the New Authentication Scheme dropdown, select AWS Signature V4.

  3. In the Create new Authentication Scheme page, enter the following information:

    1. A descriptive name for the scheme to be used to identify it when editing a data source.

    2. Enter a valid geographical region that supports Signature Version V4.

    3. Enter the Amazon service to be accessed.

  4. Click Create.

  5. A list of authentication schemes will appear showing the new scheme.

  6. Dismiss the confirmation dialog.

Example
Example
Example AWS Signature V4 scheme