aws configure

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First you need to create an IAM user in Amazon AWS. For more details see

creating an iam user in your aws account

Once you have created, you can run

[email protected]:~# aws configure
AWS Access Key ID [None]: AAIUE6R63FKWSZ7WIAHQ
AWS Secret Access Key [None]: L14q9Nu3sMXcav4as7OcRTPl+CDpI4Q4v++RAnYH
Default region name [None]: us-west-2
Default output format [None]: 
[email protected]:~# 


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aswcli store the info as plain text in file

~/.aws/credentials

Example

[email protected]:~# cat ~/.aws/credentials
[default]
aws_access_key_id = AAIUE6R63FKWSZ7WIAHQ
aws_secret_access_key = L14q9Nu3sMXcav4as7OcRTPl+CDpI4Q4v++RAnYH
[email protected]:~# 

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