AWS IoT Core Connection

Overview

This section provides a guide on connecting an ESF device to the Amazon Web Services (AWS) IoT platform. This guide covers the usage of the ESF Cloud Connector for AWS IoT Core and other integrations with AWS IoT services.

Prerequisites

In order to connect a device to AWS IoT Core, the following prerequisites are needed:

  • An AWS Account
  • A device with ESF version 3.3 or greater installed

To get an AWS account, you can follow this AWS procedure.

Device Provisioning

AWS IoT Core supports several types of provisioning; between these ESF supports the following:

Connectors Available

Two alternative ways can be used to connect to AWS IoT Core from ESF:

Both ESF Connectors support all three provisioning techniques.

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Completing device provisioning is a prerequisite before an IoT device can successfully connect to AWS IoT Core.