Getting started with an S3 bucket (console) - Amazon Kendra

Getting started with an S3 bucket (console)

The following procedures show how to create and test an Amazon Kendra index by using the AWS console. In the procedures you create an index and a data source for an index. Finally, you test your index by making a search request.

Step 1: To create an index (Console)

  1. Choose Create index to start creating a new index.

  2. In Specify index details, give your index a name and a description.

  3. In IAM role choose Create a new role and then give the role a name. The IAM role will have the prefix "AmazonKendra-".

  4. Leave all of the other fields at their defaults. Choose Next.

  5. In the Configure user access control page, choose Next.

  6. Provisioning details page, choose Developer edition.

  7. Choose Create to create your index.

  8. Wait for your index to be created. Kendra provisions the hardware for your index. This operation can take some time.

Step 3: To search an index (Console)

  1. In the navigation pane, choose Search console

  2. Enter a search term that's appropriate for your index. The top results and top document results are shown.