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AWS CLI Intro⚓︎

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Try out some basic AWS command line skills in this terminal. Talk to Jill Underpole in the Cloud Ring for hints.

Jill Underpole

Umm, can I help you?
Me? I'm Jill Underpole, thank you very much.
I'm working on this here smoke terminal.
Cloud? Sure, whatever you want to call it.
Anyway, you're welcome to try this out, if you think you know what you're doing.
You'll have to learn some basics about the AWS command line interface (CLI) to be successful though.


AWS Whoami?

In the AWS command line (CLI), the Secure Token Service or STS has one very useful function.


Solving this challenge is a matter of following the step-by-step terminal instructions. Start by typing aws help to bring up the AWS CLI help information. To exit back to the command line, press q. Next, run aws configure to configure the AWS CLI installation and enter AKQAAYRKO7A5Q5XUY2IY, qzTscgNdcdwIo/soPKPoJn9sBrl5eMQQL19iO5uf, and us-east-1 as the access key, secret key, and region values. The final step is to use aws sts get-caller-identity to retrieve details about the IAM user whose credentials we just used to configure the AWS CLI environment.

AWS CLI commands


Enter the correct AWS CLI commands in the AWS 101 terminal.


Jill Underpole

Wait, you got it done, didn't you?
Ok, consider me impressed. You could probably help Gerty, too.
The first trick'll be running the Trufflehog tool.
It's as good at sniffing out secrets as I am at finding mushrooms!
After that, it's just a matter of getting to the secret the tool found.
I'd bet a basket of portobellos you'll get this done!