Adding one more AWS account to manage infrastructure

Creating new AWS account might be a little confusing for very new AWS users.

So you can use my simple instruction to make first steps fast:

  1. Sign-in to AWS management console https://aws.amazon.com/console using “root” (former) account:

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2. Go to the “Identity & Access Management”:

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3.  Go to the “Users” tab:

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4.  Tap “Create New Users” button:

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5.  Enter new user name & deselect “Generate access key” checkbox, than click “Create”:

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6.  Select created user, and from “User actions” menu select “Manage password”:

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7.  Select “Assign custom password”, enter password for a new user and click “Apply”:

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8. Go to the “Groups” tab and tap “Create new group”:

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9. Enter “Group Name” and click “Next Step”:

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10.  Assign first policy and click “Next step”:

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11.  Click “Create Group”:

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12.  Select created group, select “Group Actions” and click “Add User to Group”:

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13. Select created user and click “Add Users”:

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14.  Back to IAM dashboard and copy IAM sign-in link:

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15.  Send IAM link, new user login & password to the new user.

After this, new user will be able to login & manage infrastructure:

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