Category: Amazon Web Services

Amazon Web Services – AWS CLI Command Reference

You may use this link to access the documentation for the AWS CLI Command Reference. Additionally, according to the official AWS documentation “The AWS Command Line Interface is a unified tool that provides a consistent interface for interacting with all parts of AWS.”


Amazon Web Services – Configure Password Policy with AWS CLI

You may use the following command from the AWS Command Line Interface to configure the account password policy. This is an example configure and more information may be found here.

aws iam update-account-password-policy –minimum-password-length 8 –require-uppercase-characters –require-lowercase-characters –require-numbers –no-require-symbols –max-password-age 60 –hard-expiry –allow-users-to-change-password –password-reuse-prevention 24


Amazon Web Services – Certification

I am officially an Amazon Web Services Certified Solutions Architect.


Amazon Web Services – Verify AWS CLI Installation

You may use the following link to receive instructions on installing the AWS CLI. Additionally, to verify the installation, navigate to C:\Program Files\Amazon\AWSCLI for x64 operating systems and C:\Program Files (x86)\Amazon\AWSCLI for x86 operating systems.

Lastly, you may verify the version of the AWS CLI using the aws –version command from a Windows Command Prompt or Windows PowerShell session.


Amazon Web Services – Bootstrapping – Apache Installation

You may use the following commands to configure an Amazon EC2 instance to install and start the Apache web server upon boot. The commands should be placed in the Advanced Details dialog box during during the provisioning process of an EC2 instance.

#!/bin/bash
sudo su –
yum install -y httpd
systemctl start httpd