In this section we are going to see how to install AWS cli tool and configure access key in Ubuntu 20.04 in a vps.


  1. Server root login credentials
  2. AWS access key and secret key


Step 1: Update the current apt repository

$ sudo apt update

Step 2: Download the latest version of AWS cli tool

$ curl “” -o “”

Step 3: Now unzip the installer

$ unzip

Step 4: Now run the install command to install on the server

$ sudo ./aws/install

This will install the AWS cli on the server

Step 5: To check this tool installed run the following command

$ aws –version

Step 6: Now configure your AWS access keys in the server

$ aws configure

Enter the access key and secret key and click enter. Now your AWS keys are configure on this server.

Step 7: To check this run the following command.

$  aws sts get-caller-identity


Now the server is successfully Installed and configured with AWS cli tool by following the above mentioned steps.

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