Step 4: Register an Amazon S3 Path - AWS Lake Formation

Step 4: Register an Amazon S3 Path

Register an Amazon S3 path as the root location of your data lake.

  1. Open the Lake Formation console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/lakeformation/. Sign in as the data lake administrator.

  2. In the navigation pane, under Register and ingest, choose Data lake locations.

  3. Choose Register location and then Browse.

  4. Select the <yourName>-datalake-cloudtrail bucket that you created previously, accept the default IAM role AWSServiceRoleForLakeFormationDataAccess, and then choose Register location.

    For more information about registering locations, see Adding an Amazon S3 Location to Your Data Lake.