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CLI login to AWS using OpenID Connect

Project description

Log in to AWS using OpenID Connect

The aim for this is to create a general purpose CLI OIDC login with a limited set of trusted dependencies.

Tested with Azure AD. Your mileage may vary with other providers, please let us know!

Codeship Status for NitorCreations/aws-oidc-login

Setup (Azure AD example)

  • Create Azure AD App
    • Set public client reply url to http://localhost
    • Add an appRole (may be unnecessary)
    • Add users(s) to the role (to the app)
  • Create an AWS OIDC identity provider
    • Authority URL will be<AAD tenant id>/oauth2/v2.0
    • Add your AAD app client id as audience
  • Create a web identity role with permissions you'd like
    • Edit trust relationship for the role to allow role assumption with tokens issued by AAD for your app
  • Add parameters under a suitable profile ~/.aws/config:
    • Add your application id (client id) from AAD app
    • Add your AAD tenant id
    • oidc_authority_url=<AAD tenant id>/oauth2/v2.0
    • oidc_client_id=<id of your AAD app>
    • oidc_role_arn=<ARN of the role you are assuming on AWS>

Install aws-oidc-login

Clone this repo and run pip install aws-oidc-login inside it.


The executable is called aol. Log in with default profile by simply running aol or specify a profile with aol [profile].

See aol -h for more options.

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