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AWS Labs
An Introduction to AWS CLI

An Introduction to AWS CLI

Difficulty Level
Lab Duration
30 Min
About Lab


The AWS Command Line Interface (AWS CLI) is a unified tool to manage your AWS services. With just one tool to download and configure, you can control multiple AWS services from the command line and automate them through scripts.

During this lab, you will learn how to configure and work with AWS CLI.

What Will You Learn?

Upon completion of this lab, you will be able to:

  • Generate IAM credentials for programmatic access
  • Configure the AWS CLI yourself
  • Would be able to work on basic commands


Install/Update the latest version of AWS CLI. For doing so, please refer to the following link according to the OS you are using. https://docs.aws.amazon.com/cli/latest/userguide/getting-started-install.html

Lab Steps:

1. Launching Lab

  • Click on Start Lab to generate credentials for AWS, it will start the lab.
  • Once the Lab is started, you will be provided with IAM Username, Password, & Login URL.
  • Click on the open console, AWS Management Console will open in a new tab.
  • In the AWS sign in p