How to Set Up AWS Credentials

Learn how to set up AWS credentials to use the AWS CLI.

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Creating AWS credentials

To initiate software deployment on the AWS cloud, it's necessary to possess an access key ID and a secret access key that's linked to your user account. The following steps can be followed to generate a set of keys:

  • Sign in to the AWS Web Console at

  • Select ”AWS Identity” and the “Access Management (IAM)” service:

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