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An Introduction to AWS Trusted Advisor

An Introduction to AWS Trusted Advisor

Difficulty Level
Lab Duration
30 Min
About Lab


AWS Trusted Advisor provides recommendations that help you follow AWS best practices. Trusted Advisor evaluates your account by using checks. These checks identify ways to optimize your AWS infrastructure, improve security and performance, reduce costs, and monitor service quotas. You can then follow the check recommendations to optimize your services and resources.

This Lab guides you on how to Enable Trusted Advisor and explore different checks available

What Will You Learn?

By the end of this lab, you will be able to:

  • Enable Trusted Advisor
  • Navigate through the dashboard
  • View and apply specific checks


You should be familiar with:

  • AWS Management Console navigation

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 page, the Account ID will be present by default.
  • Leave the Account ID as default. Do not remove or change the Account ID othe