Setting up Amazon Web Services Administration

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To setup Amazon Web Services administration on the service, you will need your Access Key ID and Secret Access Key.

You can get the Access Key ID and Secret Access Key by following these steps in the AWS Management Console:

  1. Sign in to the AWS Management Console by clicking on this link:
  2. Open the IAM console.
  3. From the navigation menu, click Users
  4. Select your IAM user name.
  5. Select User Actions, and then select Manage Access Keys.
  6. Select Create Access Key.
  7. Select Download Credentials, and then store the keys in a secure location.

More details on these steps can be found here:

Once you have your Access Key and Secret Access Key, you can add an Amazon service in and login with your credentials:

  1. open the IT Manager app and click on the + in the top right corner
  2. Select Amazon Web Services

You also have the option to save both your Access Keys with the Keychain. This allows you to not need to input them every time you access the service. To do this: Select the newly created Amazon instance and login by typing in your Access Keys or using the Keychain.

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