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What is AWS Console?

The Amazon Web Services (AWS) console is a web application that provides access for users to manage and utilize various AWS services. The console serves as an interface that lets users launch instances, provision resources, and work with Amazon S3 buckets. AWS console access can be granted via web browser or mobile app, and users will need to have an AWS account and login credentials to use it.

How to access AWS console

To get started you will need to have an AWS account, and a web browser installed on your computer.

To open the AWS console, you will need to perform the following:

  1. Open a web browser

Enter the URL to access the AWS management console.

  1. Create a new account if you don’t have any through this link: create a new account
  2. Click sign in and enter your login email and password to access your AWS services from your console.

To close the console is simple:

  1. Click your name link at the top right corner of the page.
  2. A drop down menu appears where you click the “Sign out.”
  3. You’d be redirected to the console home page.
  4. Close the browser and you are done.

AWS Console Features

The AWS console offers extensive features that can be explored through the search tab or service menu. Users can manage their monthly bills and access and handle AWS resources like elastic compute cloud, cloud storage, and computing infrastructure. Users can also manage services such as AWS identity and access management, Amazon Relational Database Services, Amazon Autoscaling, among others.

Initially launched in the 1990s, AWS has continued to update and improve the console interface. The most recent update of the console offers an enhanced user experience, faster navigation, and quick access to various AWS services.

Overall, AWS console access provides users with centralized access to the range of AWS services, making it a critical component for efficient network and infrastructure management.

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