So far, we have only worked with the AWS web interface, clicking from page to page on the AWS website. Another way to interact with AWS services is via the command line in a terminal window, using the aws cli library. CLI stands for Command Line Interface.
To install the aws cli library, open a terminal window. For a Python-based environment (Python 2 version 2.6.5+ or Python 3 version 3.3+), installing aws cli consists of running the following command in a terminal:
pip install awscli
Full instructions for installation in other environments are available at http://docs.aws.amazon.com/cli/latest/userguide/installing.html. Once AWS-CLI is installed, run the following command to configure it:
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