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AWS Command Line Interface (CLI)#

The AWS CLI is used for sending commands to AWS, just as you would via the web console, but instead of using the web browser you use a terminal/console, and you type the commands instead of using a UI to interact with services.

I recommend getting the AWS CLI tools installed now so that you can easily follow along later on.


AWS has excellent instruction for installing the command line tools. I won't repeat them here.

Please review the following page:


The three sections you can expand: Linux, macOS, and Windows. Select your operating system and follow the instructions. When you're done, you're ready to follow along later on in the course.