In this article, We will show you how to set up the AWS client

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To install “AWS Client” on your system please try to run the following command.

brew install awscli

once you have installed the AWS client to verify please type the following command on the terminal

aws configure

Then you will see the following prompt then input your AWS Access Key ID

for example: 
AWS Access Key ID [None]: AKIAI44QH8DHBEXAMPLE
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Once you hit enter/return then you will see the following prompt then you need to input AWS Secret Access Key

for example: 
Secret Access Key [None]: je7MtGbClwBF/2Zp9Utk/h3yCo8nvbEXAMPLEKEY
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Once you hit enter/return then you will see the following prompt then you need to input Default region name

for example:
Default region name [None]: ap-southeast-1
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Once you hit enter/return then you will see the following prompt then you need to input Default output format

for example:
Default output format [None]: json

After that, you can check .aws directory under your username as shown in the following screenshot

Note: .aws is a hidden directory

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If you open config file you will see the following lines

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If you open credentials file you will see the following lines

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We are done with the AWS Client Setup 👏👏👏

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