Only complete this section if you are running the workshop on your own. If you are at an AWS-proctored event (such as re:Invent, GoDays, Immersion Day, etc.), go to Event Engine.
Your account must have the ability to create new IAM roles and scope other IAM permissions.
If you don't already have an AWS account with Administrator access: create one now by clicking here.
Once you have an AWS account, ensure you are following the remaining workshop steps as an IAM user with administrator access to the AWS account: Create a new IAM user to use for the workshop.
Enter the user details, ensuring that both “Programmatic access” and “AWS Management Console” are selected.
AdministratorAccess IAM Policy:
Add any optional tags to your user:
Click to create the new user:
Download the .csv file containing the new user's credentials, record the login URL, and close the dialog box:
The final step before beginning the workshop is to configure the AWS CLI to use the credentials for your IAM user.
The following procedures will overwrite any default AWS profile that exists. Backup your
~/.aws folder before proceeding!
In a terminal window, type:
Follow the prompts, entering the correct region and credentials:
For additional information, see the AWS CLI documentation.
Once you have completed the above steps, you can skip ahead to the Getting it working section.