[cs615asa] Some questions about env setup and X.509 certificate
hchen29 at stevens.edu
Thu Jan 29 21:44:37 EST 2015
Correct, just as Georgios Kapoglis said. Professor had said that all our
work should be done under linux-lab environment. However, if you want to
have a try to install the tools on your computer, that will be a good
On 01/29/2015 9:32 PM, gkapogli wrote:
> 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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>>> 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
>>> 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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