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Getting your Amazon Credentials

To access the Amazon Services, you will need your Amazon credentials (access key and secret access key).

If the security policy of your organization does not allow you to explicitly expose the credentials in a client application such as a Job, skip this section and use the inherit credentials from AWS role check box that will be explained later in this article.


  1. Follow the instructions in Managing Access Keys for IAM Users to get your Amazon credentials and make sure that your get access key and secret access key without “/” symbols. This will avoid bugs and strange behavior while using the services from Talend Studio..
  2. In the Repository, right-click Contexts and click Create Context to save your credentials as context variables in Talend Studio.
  3. Provide a name, such as AmazonCredentials.
  4. Add two context variables named AccessKey and SecretKey and set the corresponding values:

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