A.2. Creating a user
As a first step, we are going to use Identity & Access Management (IAM) to create a user with the permissions on AWS resources that we will need for this book. From the AWS dashboard, follow these steps:
- Click the Identity & Access Management icon.
- Click Users in the left-hand navigation pane.
- Click the Add User button.
The next screen is a four-step wizard for creating a user. Go ahead and add in a new user, called ulp for unified log processing, and make sure to select the Programmatic Access option, as shown in figure A.2. Then click the Next: Permissions button.
Figure A.2. We create a new IAM user called ulp in the AWS user interface, making sure to select the Programmatic Access option.
On the next screen, ...