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Amazon EMR cluster setup guide

This section provides instructions to connect an Amazon EMR cluster to Unravel.

  1. Log in to AWS and navigate to Identity and Access Management (IAM).

  2. Click Policies and select Create Policy.

  3. Click JSON and paste the following code:

  4. Give a name for the policy. The new policy is created.

  5. Assign the created policy to a specific user or create a new user and attach the policy.

To create a new user, follow these steps:

  1. In the IAM dashboard, click Users in the left-hand side menu.

  2. Select Create a New User.

  3. In the Set Permissions section, choose Attach existing policies directly.

  4. Search for and select the policy you created earlier.

  5. Click Add Permissions to attach the policy to the user.

To set the security credentials, follow these steps:

  1. In the Security credentials tab for the IAM user, click Create access key.

  2. In the Access key best practices & alternatives section, select the Application Running on AWS Compute Service option.

  3. Under Set Description Tag, enter a name for the tag value (optional).

  4. Click Create access key to generate the access key. Ensure you save the Access Key ID and Secret Access Key securely. This is needed for further configuration in the Unravel interface.

Next, configure Unravel to connect to your AWS account settings by following these steps.

  1. Access Unravel Home Page and navigate to AWS Account Settings.

  2. In the WS Account details section, enter the user name for your AWS account.

  3. Choose the AWS region you want Unravel to monitor. This is the region where your Amazon EMR cluster and other resources are located.

  4. In the Account Key field, paste the Access Key ID that you obtained from the AWS Security Credentials section.

  5. In the Secret Key field, paste the Secret Access Key associated with the Access Key ID.

  6. Click Save to save the configuration. You have now configured unravel to connect to your AWS settings.

To connect your Amazon EMR clusters to Unravel for monitoring and management, follow the steps listed here:

Refer to the following video: