Connecting to AWS via CLI


First start by creating an AWS user via IAM for programmatical access, which will give you a public and private key.

Install the AWS CLI 


$ aws configure
AWS Access Key ID [None]: publickey
AWS Secret Access Key [None]: privatekey
Default region name [None]: us-east-1
Default output format [None]: text

Default output format is JSON – you can choose text, json or table.

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