A data lake administrator is an IAM user or IAM role that has the ability to grant any principal (including self) any permission on any Data Catalog resource. Designate a data lake administrator as the first user of the Data Catalog.
- Logout from the current AWS console and use the sign in link from the CloudFormation output to login as lf-admin user (default password: Password1!).
- Open the AWS Lake Formation console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/lakeformation.
- First, you use the Lake Formation console to designate a data lake administrator to allow access to any Lake
Formation resource. Click on the Add administrators button to create administrator for your Data
- Select lf-admin IAM user from the drop down list. For the rest of workshop, this user will be considered as a data lake administrator and will have full access to data lake.