Reference - Content Localization on AWS


This section includes information about an optional feature for collecting unique metrics for this solution, pointers to related resources, and a list of builders who contributed to this solution.

Anonymized data collection

This solution includes an option to send anonymized operational metrics to AWS. We use this data to better understand how customers use this solution and related services and products. When activated, the following information is collected and sent to AWS:

  • Solution ID - The AWS solution identifier

  • Unique ID (UUID) - Randomly generated, unique identifier for each Content Localization on AWS deployment

  • Timestamp - Data-collection timestamp

  • Version - The version of the solution that was deployed

  • CFTemplate - The CloudFormation action that activated the metrics report

AWS owns the data gathered through this survey. Data collection is subject to the AWS Privacy Notice. To opt out of this feature, complete the following steps before launching the AWS CloudFormation template.

  1. Download the AWS CloudFormation template to your local hard drive.

  2. Open the AWS CloudFormation template with a text editor.

  3. Modify the AWS CloudFormation template mapping section from:

    AnonymizedData: SendAnonymizedData: Data: Yes


    AnonymizedData: SendAnonymizedData: Data: No
  4. Sign in to the AWS CloudFormation console.

  5. Select Create stack.

  6. On the Create stack page Specify template section, select Upload a template file.

  7. Under Upload a template file, choose Choose file and select the edited template from your local drive.

  8. Choose Next and follow the steps in Launch the stack in the Deploy the solution section of this guide.

To opt out of data collection in the nested Media Insights on AWS stack, use one of the following options:

Option 1: Deploy Media Insights on AWS separately with metric reporting disabled

  1. Follow the instructions to disable metric reporting in the Anonymized data collection section of the Media Insights on AWS implementation guide, then deploy the Media Insights on AWS solution.

  2. Follow the instructions to install Content Localization on AWS over an existing Media Insights on AWS stack.

Option 2: Modify the source template used to deploy Media Insights on AWS as a nested stack

  1. Download the Media Insights on AWS template from<version>/media-insights-on-aws-stack.template and replace <version> with the Media Insights on AWS version you would like to deploy.

  2. Follow the instructions to disable metric reporting in the Anonymized data collection section of the Media Insights on AWS implementation guide, but do not deploy the Media Insights on AWS template.

  3. Upload the template to an S3 bucket.

  4. Edit the Content Localization on AWS template and change TemplateURL within the MieStack properties to point to the template you’ve uploaded to S3.


MieStack: Type: "AWS::CloudFormation::Stack" Properties: TemplateURL: !Join - "" - - "" - !FindInMap - MediaInsights - Release - Version - "/media-insights-on-aws-stack.template"


MieStack: Type: "AWS::CloudFormation::Stack" Properties: TemplateURL: "<new url>"
  1. Use the instructions in the README to build and deploy Content Localization on AWS.

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