Welcome to Amazon Kinesis Agent for Microsoft Windows download!

User Guide

The user guide can be downloaded here. For new features, please see release notes

Install using MSI (Recommended)

For end-user installation, just download the latest msi installer. Double click to run the installer and follow the installer UI.

For silent installation by Administrators, download the latest msi installer and execute the following command, for example:

            msiexec /i AWSKinesisTap. /q

To enable logging, run, for example :

           msiexec /i AWSKinesisTap. /q /L*V logfile.log

Install using PowerShell

To install using PowerShell, download InstallKinesisAgent.ps1 first. Then open an elevated Command Prompt and change to the download directory.

To install the latest version, run:

            PowerShell.exe -File ".\InstallKinesisAgent.ps1"

To install a specific version, e.g.,, run:

            PowerShell.exe -File ".\InstallKinesisAgent.ps1" -version ""

Install the latest version with PowerShell

In an elevated PowerShell session, run the following:

            Invoke-Expression ((New-Object System.Net.WebClient).DownloadString('https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/kinesis-agent-windows/downloads/InstallKinesisAgent.ps1'))

Install manually

Download one of the versions below, expand using an unzip utility, and run chocolateyInstall.ps1 in the tools directory using 64-bit PowerShell as Administrator.

Note: During the development of Kinesis Agent for Windows, the internal name was "AWSKinesisTap". To maintain backward compatibility, we have maintained this terminology within the agent's configuration.