This uses the AWS CLI, go here for instructions on installing it https://aws.amazon.com/cli/

These instructions pertain to Mac users only.

Use aws configure to set the default user credentials. You will be prompted to add the user-key, secret-key (provided by AWS when you create the IAM user), the region (e.g. us-east-1), and the output (e.g. json).

The keys are stored in at ~/.aws/credentials

The region and output are store at ~/.aws/config

Use cat <path> to view these files in the console

Credentials or configs are separated by profiles. Default is initially loaded in to the environment variable AWS_PROFILE , to…

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