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Add AWS S3 application data source on Privacera Platform

The following steps shows you how to add an AWS S3 application. You can allows users to access multiple S3 accounts using AssumeRole.

  1. Create an AWS S3 application on the Privacera Platform Portal.

    1. Click Setting > + Add Application.

    2. Select AWS S3 Application.

    3. Enter the Application Name and Application Code.

    4. Select the Application Properties tab. You can import existing application properties from a file using the Import Properties option. Browse and select the JSON file and click Add.

    5. Enable Folder name tagging toggle button to include folder names during scanning and to tag the folders based on dictionary values.

    6. Under Add New Properties, add the following for Dataserver. Add one property per line.

      SSL: If SSL is enabled for Dataserver, use the following properties.

      explorer_proxy_enable=true 
      explorer_proxy_host=dataserver 
      explorer_proxy_port=8282 
      explorer_proxy_protocol=https 
      explorer_protocol=http

      Non-SSL: If SSL is not enabled for Dataserver, use the following properties.

      explorer_proxy_enable=true 
      explorer_proxy_host=dataserver 
      explorer_proxy_port=8181 
      explorer_proxy_protocol=http 
      explorer_protocol=http
    7. Click Test Connection.

    8. Click Next.

      When the AWS S3 application is added successfully a success banner is displayed.

  2. Create one more AWS S3 application following the above steps, and add the following custom property:

    explorer_assume_role_arn=arn:aws:iam::${111111111111}:role/${s3_assume_role}

Tip

To minimize the in-flow of audits to Privacera audits, there is an option to add inclusion filter support for CDH (HDFS and Hive).