There are two types of accesses that you can create for an AWS user:
- AWS management control access: This allows you to use AWS web services. The user needs to have a login ID and password, which the user will use online.
- Programmatic access: This allows you to use an AWS software development key. The user needs two keys: the access key ID and a secret access key.
Now, let's a create a user with programmatic access. It will allow us to use a serverless framework, which will manage the deployment and orchestration of AWS Lambdas.
In order to create the user, we will follow the below steps:
- First, you need to go to the AWS dashboard and choose the IAM service, as shown in the following screenshot: