Generate an AWS IAM Credential Report Using the Console, CLI, and API
In this lab, you’ll practice generating an AWS IAM Credential Report using the CLI, the API, and the Console. When you’re finished with this lab, you'll use the contents of the report to practice mitigating security issues with user accounts.
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Use the AWS CLI to Log in to Your AWS Account
You will access an EC2 instance using EC2 Instance Connect, then will set up API access to your AWS account using the EC2's AWS CLI.
Get Credential Report Using the CLI
You’ll use the AWS CLI to request and view the credential report.
Get Credentials Using the API
You’ll use the AWS API to request and download the credential report.
Use the AWS Console to Get a Credential Report
You’ll open the IAM console, then will request and download the credential report.
Use the Credential Report for Risk Mitigation
Use the credential report to practice risk mitigation.
Provided environment for hands-on practice
We will provide the credentials and environment necessary for you to practice right within your browser.
Follow along with the author’s guided walkthrough and build something new in your provided environment!
Did you know?
On average, you retain 75% more of your learning if you get time for practice.
- Basic familiarity with the Linux bash shell
- IAM Dashboard, namely the Users page