How to set up AWS access key and secret key

Do you want to access AWS from the command line prompt, then you need to have an access key and secret key with you. In this blog post, we will see how to get these from the AWS management console.

Once you are ready with the AWS account with the steps mentioned here, Go to IAM service as below.

This will take you to the IAM console as below.

Go to the Quicklinks->My access key,Click on create new Access Key and you will get both acess key and secret key

Store this safe as you will not be able to recover again . These are used when you want to connect to AWS through CLI.

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