Cloud environment information
Once you have access to the rooms within the attacking and defending AWS cloud pathway, you will need to access the AWS environment for most rooms. Each of the rooms will have a Cloud Details button as shown in the image below:
Clicking the cloud details button will show a pop up with a "Credentials" tab as shown in the image below:
This credentials tab will contain the following information:
Console login link - used to access the AWS console/GUI
Console username - used to access the AWS console/GUI
Console password - used to access the AWS console/GUI
Access Key ID - used for API access
Secret Access Key - used for API access
These credentials can be used to access the AWS environment in the following way.
To review the AWS resources within the console, you can use the link, username and password to log into the console:
Once you log in with the credentials, you should get access to the AWS console:
If you would like to use the AWS command line interface without setting anything up locally, you can use AWS cloudshell, which is a browser based shell that already has the AWS credentials configured within the account.
Cloudshell can be accessed using the cloudshell button on the top right as shown in the image below:
Clicking the button will generate the cloud shell environment that you'll be able to use to run AWS and other linux commands: