How to setup AWS CodeCommit to use an SSH

To use AWS CodeCommit with your already existing SSH key or a new key requires you to add your SSH keys to your IAM User. I will guide you and expect you did not have created an SSH key for using AWS CodeCommit yet.

If you are using HTTPS to connect to your AWS CodeCommit I will recommend changing it to SSH to increase your security and do it easier to replace your security credentials if needed.

The benefits of using SSH compared with HTTPS are your employees, team members or 3-part developers don’t need to store a password there…



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