Configure Environment

Install AWS CLI v2

The AWS Command Line Interface (AWS CLI) is a unified tool that provides a consistent interface for interacting with all parts of AWS.


This includes:

  • AWS CloudShell
  • All native Linux installs
  • Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL)

Verify existing version:

  • Run the following command aws --version Step1

If the version number is less than 2.1.12 or you get “command not found”

You need to install or upgrade. Follow these steps:

  • curl "" -o ""
  • unzip
  • sudo ./aws/install --update

After typing the commands, you should see the following in your console: Upgrade1

For additional troubleshooting, see the detailed installation instructions here


See the detailed MacOS installation instructions here


See the detailed Windows installation instructions here