Establish Connectivity to Amazon QuickSight

This article describes how to connect to Amazon QuickSight in order for the tool to be used as Data Source in Metric Insights.


1. Create New Data Source

Access Admin > Collection & Storage > Data Sources

  1. [+New Data Source]
  2. Choose "Amazon QuickSight" from Other drop-down list
  3. [Next Step]

2. Provide Required Parameters

Refer to Prerequisites for Connecting to Amazon QuickSight for details on how to locate the required parameters on the Amazon Quick Sight side.

  1. Input a descriptive phrase in Data Source Name
  2. Provide Access Key
  3. Enter Account ID
  4. Specify AWS Region
  5. Input Secret key
  6. Specify User Name

Optionally, toggle on Enable On-Demand Element Creation

3. Proceed with Advanced Data Source Configuration

Advanced Configuration settings can be set to default values unless Data Source requires more precise tuning. For more details on how to proceed, refer to Advanced Data Source Configuration.

Click [Test Connection] in the upper right corner.