DynamoDB table (optional)

When registering an AWS environment in CDP, you will be asked to select a DynamoDB table to use for S3Guard.

You have two options:

  • Create a DynamoDB table by yourself and then select it during environment creation.
  • Have CDP create a new DynamoDB table with the name of your choice.

If you choose to create your own table, make sure that it fulfills the following requirements.

Creating your own DynamoDB table

When creating the DynamoDB table, you should create it in the same region as the rest of the environment and ensure to create a hash key and sort key with specific names ("parent" and "child") and data types ("string"), as shown here: