Lab Steps

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Logging in to the Amazon Web Services Console
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Create an Access Key
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Connecting to an Instance using SSH
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Configuring the AWS CLI
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Working with the AWS CLI
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Operating S3 with the AWS CLI
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The hands-on lab is part of these learning paths

Certified Developer – Associate Certification Preparation for AWS
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Serverless Computing on AWS for Developers
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DifficultyBeginner
Time Limit45m
Students1185
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Description

Lab Overview

The AWS Command Line Interface (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 the AWS CLI, leverage the built-in help tool, and set up an S3 website using the AWS CLI.

Prerequisites

This is a beginner level Lab. However, in order to complete the Lab Steps you should be able to:

  • Use Linux at the command-line
  • Describe the basic features of the IAM service
  • Explain the basics of S3 including buckets, objects, and access control lists (ACLs)

Consider the following Labs as prerequisites:

Learning Objectives

By the end of this Lab, you should be able to:

  • Configure the AWS CLI
  • Use the AWS CLI help to get more information
  • Create an S3 bucket with the AWS CLI
  • Send files from your local machine to S3 buckets using the AWS CLI
  • Configure static website hosting on Amazon S3 using the AWS CLI

Updates 

January 10th, 2019 - Added a validation Lab Step to check the work you perform in the Lab

About the Author

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Eric Magalhães has a strong background as a Systems Engineer for both Windows and Linux systems and, currently, work as a DevOps Consultant for Embratel. Lazy by nature, he is passionate about automation and anything that can make his job painless, thus his interest in topics like coding, configuration management, containers, CI/CD and cloud computing went from a hobby to an obsession. Currently, he holds multiple AWS certifications and, as a DevOps Consultant, helps clients to understand and implement the DevOps culture in their environments, besides that, he play a key role in the company developing pieces of automation using tools such as Ansible, Chef, Packer, Jenkins and Docker.