AWS Kinesis rule

You can use a Kinesis rule to send data such as messages, occupancy, lifecycle and presence events from Ably to Kinesis.

Development status

This feature is Enterprise only, and currently in Preview.

Creating a Kinesis rule

There are two ways to create a Kinesis rule:

1. Using the Ably Dashboard.
2. Using the Control API.

Creating a Kinesis rule in the dashboard

To create a rule in your dashboard:

1. Login and select the application you wish to integrate with Kinesis.
2. Click the Integrations tab.


Integrations tab

3. Click the + New Integration Rule button.
4. Choose Firehose.
5. Choose AWS Kinesis.


Choose kinesis

6. Configure the settings applicable to your use case and your Kinesis installation.

The AWS Settings:


kinesis rule settings - AWS

The general settings:


kinesis rule settings - general

The Kinesis-specific settings:


kinesis rule settings - kinesis-specific

7. Click Create to create the rule.

Creating a Kinesis rule using Control API

See some examples of creating rules in the rules section of the Control API documentation. You can also refer to the rule section of the Control API Reference for information on creating a Kinesis rule. You will need to select a ruleType of aws/kinesis.

See also


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