a. Access AWS

Depending on your workshop, you may access the AWS Management Console through direct sign-in (here) or as directed by your trainer. To sign in, enter your AWS Account ID or alias, IAM user name, and password that was provided to you for this lab.

AWS Management Console

After you sign in, take a few minutes to explore the navigation components of the AWS Management Console.

  • A search bar allows you to quickly locate services based on text.
  • Recently visited services are located below the search bar.
  • In the toolbar, the Services drop-down menu populates a list of all services.
  • The Support drop-down menu includes links to support and documentation.
  • The Region drop-down menu allows you to select a specific AWS Region.

Start this workshop by selecting an AWS Region:

Choose the Region drop-down menu, then choose US East (N. Virginia) us-east-1.

AWS Management Console