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    How to Install AWSCLI in CentOS 7

    How to Install AWSCLI in CentOS 7

    The AWS Command Line Interface (AWS CLI) is available in two versions.

    1. AWS CLI version 1
    2. AWS CLI version 2

    AWS CLI version 2
    The AWS CLI version 2 is the most recent major version of the AWS CLI and supports all of the latest features. Some features introduced in version 2 are not backward compatible with version 1 and you must upgrade to access those features.


    Install "unzip" package if not present.

    Installing AWS CLI Tools

    Easy Method:

    • curl "https://awscli.amazonaws.com/awscli-exe-linux-x86_64.zip" -o "awscliv2.zip"
    • unzip awscliv2.zip
    • sudo ./aws/install

    The PIP Way:

    Install EPEL Repository and unzip

    [root@localhost ~]#yum install epel-release  unzip -y

    Install python-pip

    [root@localhost ~]#yum install python-pip

    Install AWSCLI

    [root@localhost ~]# pip install awscli
    Collecting awscli
      Downloading https://files.pythonhosted.org/packages/76/f4/63853217c2065cffaf84e7ca76d861509ee59c058959473f6b562cdda32f/awscli-1.16.265-py2.py3-none-any.whl (2.4MB)

    Configure the AWS CLI by providing the Access Key, Secret Access Key and the AWS region:
    [root@localhost ~]# aws configure
    AWS Access Key ID [None]: AccessKeyValue
    AWS Secret Access Key [None]: SecretAccessKeyValue
    Default region name [None]: ap-south-1
    Default output format [None]:

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