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Prerequisites to retrieve logs from AWS to

When utilizing an AWS integration with, the initial step involves centralizing your logs using AWS S3. This allows to retrieve events seamlessly. The following page will guide you through the process of setting up these prerequisites;


  • An administator access to the Amazon console with the permission to create SQS queue and S3 notifications.
  • A self managed AWS S3 bucket where events will be published prior to be consumed by

Create a SQS queue

This integration relies on S3 Event Notifications (SQS) to discover new S3 objects.

To enable the S3 Event Notification:

  1. Create a queue in the SQS service by following this guide
  2. In the Access Policy step, choose the advanced configuration and adapt this configuration sample with your own SQS Amazon Resource Name (ARN) (the main change is the Service directive allowing S3 bucket access):
      "Version": "2008-10-17",
      "Id": "__default_policy_ID",
      "Statement": [
          "Sid": "__owner_statement",
          "Effect": "Allow",
          "Principal": {
            "Service": ""
          "Action": "SQS:*",
          "Resource": "arn:aws:sqs:XXX:XXX"


Keep in mind that you have to create the SQS queue in the same region as the S3 bucket you want to watch.

Create a S3 Event Notification

Use the following guide to create S3 Event Notification and then:

  1. Select the notification for object creation in the Event type section
  2. As the destination, choose the SQS service
  3. Select the queue you created in the previous section