Install AWSCLI on Mac and connect to your AWS instance

1. Install Brew on your Mac

2. Install AWSCLI using Homebrew on Mac

Make sure you have Python3 installed on your mac, you can the Python version using below command

$ python3.7 –version

$ brew install AWSCLI

3. Make you you have the PATH variable set correctly to access AWSCLI from the terminal

$ echo $PATH
$ which aws

Mostly awscli is installed in ‘/usr/local/bin’ so if it does not exist on your PATH variable, add it to the PATH variable in the profile

$ export PATH=/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/sbin:/usr/local/bin

4. Connect to your AWS instance

Please note you need to have a user with access key ID and Access secret

$ aws –version
$ aws configure

Enter your credentials and your good to good

$ aws s3 ls

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Article by: Shadab Mohammad