This uses the AWS CLI, go here for instructions on installing it https://aws.amazon.com/cli/
These instructions pertain to Mac users only.
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
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…