Getting Started

  Watch this helpful video demo to learn how you can use the new AWS Login.

Useful Resources

AWS cli downloads
Cloud Office trainings
AWS Documentation

Frequently Asked Questions

Getting Started

  • How do I login using AWS SSO?
    •  •Click the login button at the top of the page.
    •  •Sign in using your netid and password.
    •  •DUO will then prompt for multifactor authentication.
    •  •Authenticate with DUO.
    •  •On the AWS SSO landing page select the account. Click on the console access on the role you want to login to the AWS console as.
  • How to fix Cloud9 access?

    Watch the tutorial here.

Configuring your AWS Credentials

  • How do I configure the AWS CLI?

    Please follow the AWS CLI instructions

    Example ~/.aws/config file: [profile default] [profile default] sso_start_url = https://byulogin.awsapps.com/start sso_region = us-west-2 sso_account_id = 797871726256 sso_role_name = PowerUser-797871726256 region = us-west-2 output = json [profile byu-org-trn] sso_start_url = https://byulogin.awsapps.com/start sso_region = us-west-2 sso_account_id = 797871726256 sso_role_name = PowerUser-797871726256 region = us-west-2 output = json [profile byu-dept-assessplan-dev] sso_start_url = https://byulogin.awsapps.com/start sso_region = us-west-2 sso_account_id = 736844802748 sso_role_name = PowerUser-736844802748 region = us-west-2 output = json

  • How do I get temporary programatic access credentials?
    •  •On the AWS SSO login page select the AWS account.
    •  •On the user role line click on command line or programatic access.
    •  •Copy the data from option 2 into the AWS credentials file found in the root of your .aws directory.
    •  •If the credentials file does not exist create it.
    •  •In the credentials file change the name at the top of the file to default.
    •  •Login via the CLI.

Accessing AWS Console

  • How do I use the console?

    You can login to the console here. If you need further assistance, check out this FAQ.

  • Who grants access to the accounts?

    Account owners grant access to AWS accounts. Contact the account owner to request access.

  • How do I get an AWS account?

    You can request a new AWS Account by going here.

More Questions?

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