Command Line Environment for federation or AMS AWS users
This package provides a command line interface to for federation or AMS AWS users.
The safest way to install the AWS CLI is to use pip in a
$ python -m pip install awstool
or, if you are not installing in a
virtualenv, to install globally:
$ sudo python -m pip install awstool
or for your user:
$ python -m pip install --user awstool
If you have the aws-tool package installed and want to upgrade to the latest version you can run:
$ python -m pip install --upgrade awstool
This will install the aws-tool package as well as all dependencies.
Before using the AWS Tool, you need to configure your AWS credentials.
The quickest way to get started is to run the
awstool configure command:
$ awstool configure Enter your Identity Source Domain(like sso.example.com):sso.example.com Enter your Identity User(like email@example.com):Fake.User@example.com Enter your Identity Password:
An AWS Tool command has the following structure:
$ awstool <command> <subcommand> [options and parameters]
For example, to generate credentials, the command would be:
$ awstool credential --generate-account
It's only necessary to run command with
--generate-account when it's your first time running this command or
you are really want to re-generate account.
That's to say,
awstool credential is ok for your subsequent use.
To view help documentation, use one of the following:
$ awstool --help $ awstool <command> --help $ awstool <command> <subcommand> --help
To get the version of the AWS CLI:
$ awstool --version
The best way to interact with our team is through GitHub. You can open an issue.
Please check for open similar issues before opening another one.
The AWS Tool implements AWS service APIs. For general issues regarding the services or their limitations, you may find the Amazon Web Services Discussion Forums helpful.
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