AWS CLI CheatSheet

Install aws-cli on macOS

Based on: https://docs.aws.amazon.com/cli/latest/userguide/install-cliv2-mac.html

$ cd /tmp
$ curl "https://awscli.amazonaws.com/AWSCLIV2.pkg" -o "AWSCLIV2.pkg"
$ sudo installer -pkg ./AWSCLIV2.pkg -target /

Configure default profile

  • AWS Access Key ID
  • AWS Secret Access Key
  • Default region name
  • Default output format
$ aws configure

Configure a specific profile

$ aws configure --profile my_profile_name

List default profile information

$ aws configure list

List all profile names

$ aws configure list-profiles

Get Access Key ID

$ aws configure get aws_access_key_id --profile default

List all profiles credentials

$ cat ~/.aws/credentials

Changing default profile

$ export AWS_DEFAULT_PROFILE=my_profile_name

https://github.com/awsdocs/aws-doc-sdk-examples/tree/master/aws-cli/bash-linux

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