Connecting to Amazon S3 via AWS Single Sign-On service. AWS SSO configuration in S3 Browser.
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How to access Amazon S3 via Single Sign-On

AWS Single Sign-On (AWS SSO) is a cloud service that allows you to grant your users access to AWS resources, such as Amazon S3, across multiple AWS accounts.

With S3 Browser you can easily work with Amazon S3 via AWS SSO, it provides user-friendly way to configure Amazon S3 access via the Single Sign-On service.

To configure Amazon S3 via AWS Single Sign-On:

1. Start S3 Browser and click Accounts -> Add New Account.

click add new account menu item

Click Accounts -> Add New Account

The Add New Account dialog will open:

Add Amazon S3 via AWS SSO account

New Amazon S3 via AWS SSO account dialog.

2. Choose the Amazon S3 via SSO account type

3. Enter single sign-on account details:

Start URL - the URL that points to the organization's AWS SSO user portal.

SSO Region - the AWS Region that contains the AWS SSO portal host.

Account ID - the AWS account ID that contains the IAM role you want to use.

Role name - the name of the IAM role that defines the user's permissions.

8. Click Add new account

You can now choose the newly added account from the accounts menu:

how to switch between amazon s3 accounts

Click Accounts -> Account Name to switch between accounts.

Advanced Account Settings

You may also configure additional settings when adding new or editing existing account.

In order to open advanced account settings, please click the advanced settings link located at the bottom left corner of the dialog.

The Advanced Account Settings dialog will open:

Advanced storage settings dialog

Advanced account settings

You may configure the following settings here:

List all my buckets when account assigned - if checked, S3 Browser performs s3:ListAllMyBuckets call when account is assigned. You may uncheck this for accounts that are not allowed to list all buckets to avoid failed tasks and warnings in the log.

Check CloudFront distributions when account assigned - if checked, S3 Browser performs cloudfront:ListDistributions call when account is assigned to set special icon for buckets that are used as origin for CloudFront distributions. You may uncheck this for accounts that are not allowed to list CloudFront distributions to avoid failed tasks and warnings in the log.

External Buckets - you may edit external buckets associated with the account. Each bucket must be specified on a new line. Optional path is also supported, slash is used as delimiter, for example my-bucket/and/optional/path

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