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Can we use AWS instance profiles instead of hard coded credentials?

davidbkemp
New Member

We are running Splunk and our application in two separate AWS accounts. We want Splunk to index logs from S3 buckets. We are using AWS instance roles and want Splunk to access the S3 buckets via instance roles instead of using account ids and passwords.

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jcoates_splunk
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Hi, not at this time.

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jcoates_splunk
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Hi, not at this time.

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cmeo
Contributor

Is there a roadmap for this feature? I have a customer who wants it rather badly.

Thanks!

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tjbaker72
Explorer

It has been over a year since jcoates response. Has there been any progress on using instance profiles instead of api keys?

Thanks,
Trevor

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ajmonza
New Member

This is a critical piece of functionality. We're trying to move away from creating additional IAM users and using instance-profiles instead.

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