For Designer Cloud Enterprise Edition, you can configure AWS authentication on a per-user basis, using temporary credentials for superior security.
The following parameters must be set:
Set this value to
Each user can specify credentials.
To authenticate to AWS services from the Designer Cloud Powered by Trifacta platform using an IAM role:
Configure Per-User Authentication using IAM Role
Please complete the following general steps.
Instance role: Create an IAM role and link it to the EC2 instance where the Alteryx node is hosted. Include the following IAM policy:
User role: Create another IAM role and provides required access to the S3 buckets. Example:
<my_s3_bucket>is the name of your bucket.
Under the user role definition, edit the Trust relationship. Add the instance role to Principal:
For more information, see Insert Trust Relationship in AWS IAM Role.
- For more granular control over the Trust relationship, see https://docs.aws.amazon.com/IAM/latest/UserGuide/reference_policies_elements_principal.html.
AWS Glue: If you are integrating with AWS Glue, additional permissions must be set. For more information, see Enable AWS Glue Access.
Log in the Designer Cloud Powered by Trifacta platform as a Alteryx admin.
- Click the link to specify storage settings. Populate the values for:
- IAM role
- Role ARN
- S3 Bucket Name
Save your changes.
After per-user authentication has been enabled, each user must provide or be provided the credentials and S3 bucket to use. Users can insert a default S3 bucket and credentials to use in their profiles. See Configure Your Access to S3.
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