Using PowerShell to manage Amazon EC2 instances

With the AWS Tools for PowerShell, you can manage Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), the service for virtual machines (EC2 instances) in Amazon’s cloud. Using Amazon’s PowerShell tools and the AWS API, we can create, manage, and deploy EC2 instances (VMs) from our console.

Please read my post about the AWS Tools for PowerShell where I talk about the minimum requirements to access AWS. To install the AWS Tools for PowerShell, open up a PowerShell console and run:

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Manage Amazon AWS S3 with PowerShell

AWS & PowerShell

You can manage Amazon’s Simple Storage Service (S3) cloud storage solution with help of the Amazon Web Services AWS Tools for PowerShell. In this post, I will introduce you to the cmdlets that allow you access S3.

To follow this guide, you will need an AWS account and access keys. The AWS Tools for PowerShell run on Windows XP or later and PowerShell 2.0 or later. If you want to try the AWS Tools for PowerShell Core, you must have PowerShell 5.1 or later installed.

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