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A wrapper for executing a command using AWS Assumed Role

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Wrapper script to generate and pass AWS AssumeRole keys to other scripts


There are two primary ways to use **aws-profile**, inline using arguments and with environment variables.

**Inline Profile Name**

`aws-profile [-p, --profile <profile name>] <command>`

**Profile Environment Variable**

`AWS_DEFAULT_PROFILE='<profile>' aws-profile <command>`

`AWS_PROFILE='<profile>' aws-profile <command>`


**AWS_CACHE**: Set the AWS_CACHE environment variable to control caching.
Use `AWS_CACHE=false` to disable caching, or any other value
(or unset) to keep caching enabled. When set to false the MFA
code will be requested every time.

Configuring Profiles

`aws-profile` uses the built in profiles from the AWS CLI. For full details see `Named Profiles <>`_ in the AWS Documentation.

Here is an example of how to configure a profile for a role, with MFA::

[profile my_profile]
role_arn = arn:aws:iam::<account_id>:role/<role_name>
source_profile = default
mfa_serial = arn:aws:iam::<account_id>:mfa/<username>

Where `<account_id>` is your AWS Account ID, `<role_name>` is the name of the role you want to assume, and `<username>` is the username of the AWS User used fo your default profile.


Clone from github (or preferably from your own fork)

``git clone``

Create a clean virtual environment examples for virtualenv and pyenv with virtualenv wrapper

``virtualenv venv``
``source venv/bin/activate``


``pyenv virtualenv aws-profile``
``pyenv activate aws-profile``

Install the development dependencies

``pip install -e ".[dev]"``

Run the tests before making changes and then again before creating a pull request (There will be 3 warnings about external dependencies which can be ignored)

``pytest --cov=awsprofile --cov-report term-missing``

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