Amazon S3


Manage AWS S3 data stores with Appian! Users can access their S3 objects directly from an Appian interface. Appian documents can be uploaded to a S3 bucket with Server-Side Encryption and be configured as Public or Private.
The AWS S3 Connected System Plug-in uses the AWS Java SDK to connect to S3.

Key Features & Functionality

The following operations are included:

Create Bucket -- Adds a new bucket to the S3 instance. A bucket is needed in order to store objects(files)
Upload File -- Uploads a file to any specified bucket on the S3 instance
Upload Multiple Files -- Uploads multiple files to any specified bucket on the S3 instance
List Buckets -- Returns all available buckets on the S3 instance
List Objects -- Returns all available objects from a specified bucket
Delete Bucket -- Permanently removes a bucket from the S3 instance
Delete Object -- Permanently removes an object from a specified bucket


Access Key Id: the access key id for connecting to S3 can be retrieved from AWS Management Console Navigate to the Users > Summary page and click the “Security credentials” tab
Secret Access Key: the secret access key can only be viewed once upon the creation of an access key, see AWS Access Keys documentation for more information:

Users that want to upload objects as 'Public' must have the correct IAM privileges or an "Access Denied" error will return.