Installation of AWS CLI on Debian/Ubuntu Linux system

25.07.2023 Published by: skudla

The AWS CLI (Amazon Web Services Command Line Interface) is a tool that allows interaction with Amazon Web Services' services via the command line.

Here are the instructions for installing the necessary components:
sudo apt-get install -y python3-dev python3-pip python3-full
sudo pip install awscli
aws --version
aws configure

Installation of AWS CLI is done with the command:
sudo pip install awscli

Configuring AWS Command Line Interface

This section explains how to configure settings used by the AWS Command Line Interface when interacting with the AWS platform, such as user authentication credentials and the default region.

$ aws configure
AWS Access Key ID [None]: 
AWS Secret Access Key [None]: 
Default region name [None]: us-west-2
Default output format [None]: