Getting started with AWS IoT SiteWise Monitor - AWS IoT SiteWise Monitor

Getting started with AWS IoT SiteWise Monitor

You use AWS IoT SiteWise Monitor portals to view, analyze, and share access to your operational data. Each AWS IoT SiteWise Monitor portal is a managed web application that is created from the AWS 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 AWS 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 AWS 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 AWS 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 AWS IoT SiteWise Monitor project viewer

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

Signing in to an AWS IoT SiteWise Monitor portal

Whether you're a portal administrator, a project owner, or a viewer, your first step is to log in to the AWS IoT SiteWise Monitor application using your enterprise email and password. Your credentials are validated using AWS Single Sign-On to ensure that only authorized users can access your company assets.

To sign in to the AWS IoT SiteWise Monitor portal

  1. Open the email that contains the link to the portal and open the web portal.

  2. In the dialog box, for Email, enter your enterprise email address.

  3. For Password, enter your enterprise password.

  4. Choose Sign In.

    AWS SSO validates your credentials and, if valid, you can access the portal to perform tasks permitted for your role.

Navigation in the AWS IoT SiteWise Monitor portal

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


        The navigation bar in the AWS IoT SiteWise Monitor portal.

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

Note

Only portal administrators see all four icons.