AWS API service allows developers to create, maintain, publish, and monitor APIs. AfterShip supports AWS API gateway with IAM (Identity and access management) authentication as a webhook receiver. IAM authentication is a secure way of receiving webhook requests. It ensures that other members and entities have an appropriate level of access to critical resources.

🔧 Enable IAM authentication

Get IAM User Access Key and Secret key
Encode special characters in the URL as shown below


     Assemble encoded values as per below-mentioned format

https://webhooks.aftership.com/aftership/aws-api-gatway/v1?url=(AWS API Gateway URL)&access_key=(Access key ID)&secret_key=(Secret access key)

Copy the URL so created

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