The Amazon Kinesis connection is a Messaging connection. Use the Amazon Kinesis connection to access Amazon Kinesis Data Streams as source or Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose as target. You can create and manage an Amazon Kinesis connection in the Developer tool or through infacmd.
When you configure an Amazon Kinesis connection, you configure the following properties:
Type of service.
Access keys (access key ID and secret access key) to interact with Amazon Web Services.
Region that hosts the service that you are trying to use.
Credential profile to interact with Amazon Web Services.