[cs615asa] Some questions about env setup and X.509 certificate
gkapogli at stevens.edu
Thu Jan 29 21:32:48 EST 2015
Zhizhuo if I am not mistaken we are supposed to do all the work using
linux-lab. I don’t think that the professor wants us to document how we
install the aws tools on our computer. If I am not mistaken I say again,
I am not sure.
Regards, Georgios Kapoglis
On 2015-01-29 21:28, zding4 wrote:
> That make a lot of sense, thank you very much, I will try to install
> the aws tools on my own computer.
> 在 01/29/2015 9:16 PM，hchen29 写道：
>> On 01/29/2015 7:38 PM, zding4 wrote:
>>> Hi everyone and professor,
>>> I follow the documentation of AWS
>>> CLI(http://docs.aws.amazon.com/cli/latest/userguide/cli-chap-getting-set-up.html), and I already launch my OmniOS instance.
>>> But I found I didn't do anything like changing to your shell's
>>> files, environment variables and X.509 certificate.
>>> Do I miss something or it's automatically done when I run $ aws
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>>> cs615asa at lists.stevens.edu
>> Hello Zhizhuo,
>> If you use the linux-lab to do these work, you do not need to do
>> preperations. The aws tools have been installed on the linux-lab
>> system. That's the reason why you do not need to configure the
>> environment variables. But if you do that on your personal computer,
>> you should follow those steps. The certificate and the private key, I
>> think, are used to make sure you are the person who is allowed to use
>> the AWS service. If you do not have the certification, you cannot use
>> Amazon Web Service; in specific, you cannot use "aws" command to
>> deploy your instances. The aws configure asks you to enter your access
>> key, that does the same work.
>> Those are my personal opinions. If there are something wrong, please
>> correct it. Thanks!
>> Hanxiong Chen
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