Amazon Redshift

Integrate with Apono to view existing permissions and create Access Flows to Amazon Redshift clusters

Overview

Amazon Redshift is a fast, scalable, and secure fully managed data warehouse service in the cloud, serving as a primary data store for vast datasets and analytic workloads. Amazon Web Services (AWS) enables businesses to analyze their data using standard SQL and existing business intelligence tools, promoting insightful decision-making and integration with various AWS services.

Through this integration, Apono helps you securely manage access to your Amazon Redshift instance.



Prerequisites

Before starting this integration, create the items listed in the following table.

Item Description
Apono Connector On-prem connection serving as a bridge between an Amazon Redshift instance and Apono

Minimum Required Version: 1.3.2

Use the following steps to update an existing connector:
  1. On the Connector page, click โ‹ฎ > Edit. The Edit the Connector page appears.
  2. Click Update Connector.
Secret Value generated through AWS or Kubernetes
"username": "REDSHIFT_USERNAME", 
"password": "PASSWORD"

Apono does not store credentials. The Apono Connector uses the secret to communicate with services in your environment and separate the Apono web app from the environment for maximal security.

User Redshift user for Apono with the CREATEUSER permission
CREATE USER apono_connector WITH PASSWORD 'password';
ALTER USER apono_connector WITH CREATEUSER;
Amazon Redshift InfoInformation for the Amazon Redshift instance to be integrated:
  • Hostname
  • Port Number


Integrate Amazon Redshift

Amazon Redshift tile

Amazon Redshift tile

Use the following steps to complete the integration:

  1. On the Catalog tab, click Amazon Redshift. The Connect Amazon Redshift page appears.
  2. From the dropdown menu, select a connector.

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    If the desired connector is not listed, click + Add new connector and follow the instructions for creating an AWS connector.


  1. Click Next. The Complete setup page appears.
  2. Enter a unique, alphanumeric, user-friendly Integration Name. This name is used to identify this integration when constructing an Access Flow.
  3. Enter the Hostname of the Amazon Redshift instance to connect.
  4. (Optional) Enter the Port value for the instance. By default, Apono sets this value to 5439.
  5. Enter the Database Name.
  6. Under Secret Store, associate the AWS secret or Kubernetes secret.
  7. Click Connect.

Now that you have completed this integration, you can create access flows that grant permission to your Amazon Redshift instance.



Troubleshooting

Refer to Troubleshooting Errors for information about errors that may occur.