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Step 1: Create an IAM user in Amazon

To connect AWS with Plecto, you need to provide a Key ID and a Secret Key. And to get your Key ID and Secret Key, you need to create an IAM user in Amazon and define that user's permissions. Here's the information you need:

Step 2: Create AWS data sources in Plecto

  1. Open Plecto, then go to Data management > Data sources > + New data source > Amazon Web Services.

  2. Enter your access keys and click Next.

  3. Select the data types you want to import to Plecto.

  4. (Optional) Expand the Advanced settings to change the data source title, default date field used in formulas, or other settings. You can access the settings also after you've created the data source.

  5. Click Next to finish and import your data.

Available data types

For each data type you import, Plecto will create one data source. Find the list of data sources under Data management > Data sources. Our integration with Amazon Web Services currently allows you to import the following data types:

  • Cost and Usage

  • Reservation Coverage