Creating a Secret Key Pair

An access key is needed to utilize the aws cli
1) Go to MyAccount -> My Security Credentials
Go to My Security Credentials
2) Expand Access keys section and click Create New Access Key button
Create New Access Key
3) Download your key file and store it in a safe place. You will need it to login with the AWS CLI. The file will include:
  • AWSAccessKeyID
  • AWSSecretKey
Download and store your Key File info in a safe place.