Self-paced: Create an AWS account

Only complete this section if you are running the workshop on your own. If you are at an AWS hosted event, go to Start the workshop at an AWS event. Your account must have the ability to create new IAM roles and scope other IAM permissions.

  1. If you don’t already have an AWS account with Administrator access, create one now by going to AWS Getting Started.

  2. Once you have an AWS account, ensure you are using an IAM user with Administrator Access to the AWS account. Go to AWS IAM to create a new user.

  3. Enter the user details. Create User

  4. Attach the AdministratorAccess IAM Policy. Attach Policy

  5. Click Create user. Confirm User

  6. Copy and save the sign-in URL. Login URL