Access Management For Your Personal AWS Account

Signing up for an AWS account is easy. But how do you get started securely? Let’s take enterprise level access management down to the personal level.

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Why does this matter?

Requirements

Let’s get started!

IAM Set Up

1. Create an IAM User with minimal privileges

2. Create a privileged Role

End of setup

AWS Console Access

Coloured icon showing I have assumed the Admin Role

AWS CLI Access

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Conclusion

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