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Amazon AWS Command Line Tool – awscli

awscli is command line tool used to manage Amazon AWS.

To install run

pip install awscli

You will need pip installed to run above command, if you are on Ubuntu, run

apt install -y python-pip
pip install --upgrade pip

Once installed, you can check its version by running

root@ip-172-31-32-78:~# aws --version
aws-cli/1.11.80 Python/2.7.12 Linux/4.4.0-59-generic botocore/1.5.43
root@ip-172-31-32-78:~#

Before you can start using it, you need to configure it with

aws configure

To see how to upload files to Amazon S3 using awscli, see


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