How to create your AWS access Key ID and AWS Secret Access key
In this guide I will show how to get started with S3 by creating your AWS credentials that Amazon refers as AWS Access Key ID and AWS Secret Access Key to access and manage Amazon S3 buckets:
- Step 0: creating your AWS account
- Step 1: connect to the AWS console
- Step 2: create your Amazon S3 keys
- Step 3: access S3 with your newly created AWS keys
Step 0: Create an account with AWS
If that’s not already done, you first need to create a AWS account:
Step 1: Connect to the AWS console
Step 2: Create your AWS access keys
Step 3: Test your key is working fine by accessing S3
There’s many way to test if your S3 keys is working:
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