Getting started with Amazon IoT SiteWise Monitor - Amazon IoT SiteWise Monitor
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Getting started with Amazon IoT SiteWise Monitor

You use Amazon IoT SiteWise Monitor portals to view, analyze, and share access to your operational data. Each Amazon IoT SiteWise Monitor portal is a managed web application that is created from the Amazon IoT SiteWise console. When you are given access to a portal, you receive an email that contains a link to the portal. The topics in this section help you understand what you can do in the portal.

Depending on your role, you might have different tasks to perform.

Roles and tasks for Amazon IoT SiteWise Monitor
Role Tasks Getting started
Portal administrator
  • Accept invitation to the portal and log in

  • Explore assets and their data

  • Create projects to share data

  • Assign owners to projects

  • Add assets to projects

Getting started as an Amazon IoT SiteWise Monitor portal administrator

Project owner
  • Accept invitation to the project and log in

  • Explore project assets and their data

  • Create dashboards to visualize data

  • Configure visualizations to understand data

  • Invite viewers to the project

Getting started as an Amazon IoT SiteWise Monitor project owner

Project viewer
  • Accept invitation to the project and log in

  • Explore shared dashboards

  • View and understand organizational data

Getting started as an Amazon IoT SiteWise Monitor project viewer

If you don't have an Amazon IoT SiteWise Monitor portal, contact your Amazon administrator. For information about how to create a portal, see Getting started with Amazon IoT SiteWise Monitor in the Amazon IoT SiteWise User Guide.

Signing in to an Amazon IoT SiteWise Monitor portal

Whether you're a portal administrator, a project owner, or a viewer, your first step is to sign in to the Amazon IoT SiteWise Monitor application with your Amazon Identity and Access Management (IAM) credentials. SiteWise Monitor validates your credentials with IAM to ensure that only authorized users can access your company assets.

You can choose one of the following to sign in to the Amazon IoT SiteWise Monitor portal:

  • Use your IAM identity.

    • If you use an IAM user, do the following:

      1. Open the link to the portal and open the web portal. You might have received an email that contains the link.

      2. In the dialog box, enter your IAM user name.

      3. For Password, enter your IAM password.

      4. Choose Sign in.

        IAM validates your credentials and, if valid, opens the portal so that you can perform the tasks allowed for your role.

    • If you want to assume an IAM role, do the following:

      1. Sign in to the IAM with federation.

      2. Assume an IAM role.

      3. Open the the link to the portal and open the web portal. You might have received an email that contains the link.

        If the IAM role was added to the portal, you automatically sign in to the portal. You can now perform the tasks allowed for your role.

Navigation in the Amazon IoT SiteWise Monitor portal

You use the left navigation bar to navigate within the Amazon IoT SiteWise Monitor portal.


        The navigation bar in the Amazon IoT SiteWise Monitor portal.

When the bar is collapsed, only the icons are shown.

Note

Only portal administrators see all four icons.