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Allow AWS S3 Connection to Assume Role rather then requiring AccessKey/SecretKey

douglaac
Contributor II
Contributor II

Allow AWS S3 Connection to Assume Role rather then requiring AccessKey/SecretKey

Currently the only way to authenticate to AWS S3 is to provide an AccessKey/SecretKey. From a security point of view this is not a best practice and we are required to rotate these every 6 months which requires changing the connection information in apps on  a regular basis.

Supporting a method such as assuming a role would be much better. Link to doc below. This would allow the connector to assume a role when accessing the bucket and aligns better with our security best practice.

Providing access to AWS accounts owned by third parties - AWS Identity and Access Management (amazon...

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schwinbp
Contributor
Contributor

Yes!!
Also allow passing in of external ID for role too!

Albert_Tjahyono
Contributor
Contributor

Up this idea.

It would be great if it had this feature.

P-O_Davidson
Employee
Employee

Hi, this is on the roadmap, and it is targeted for release later this year (2023).

Status changed to: Open - On Roadmap
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