All Useful AWS Commands

All Useful AWS Commands

AWS (Amazon Web Services) offers a vast array of services, each with its own set of commands. Below is a list of commonly used AWS CLI (Command Line Interface) commands grouped by major service categories.

General AWS CLI Commands
aws configure: Configure the AWS CLI with your credentials.
aws help: Display help information about the AWS CLI.
aws <service> help: Display help information for a specific AWS service.

AWS EC2 (Elastic Compute Cloud)

aws ec2 describe-instances: List information about your EC2 instances.
aws ec2 run-instances: Launch an EC2 instance.
aws ec2 start-instances: Start an EC2 instance.
aws ec2 stop-instances: Stop an EC2 instance.
aws ec2 terminate-instances: Terminate an EC2 instance.
aws ec2 describe-images: List information about available Amazon Machine Images (AMIs).

AWS S3 (Simple Storage Service)

aws s3 ls: List S3 buckets.
aws s3 mb s3://bucket-name: Create a new S3 bucket.
aws s3 rb s3://bucket-name: Remove an S3 bucket.
aws s3 cp file.txt s3://bucket-name/: Upload a file to an S3 bucket.
aws s3 sync local-folder/ s3://bucket-name/: Sync a local folder with an S3 bucket.
aws s3 rm s3://bucket-name/file.txt: Delete a file from an S3 bucket.

AWS IAM (Identity and Access Management)

aws iam list-users: List IAM users.
aws iam create-user --user-name username: Create a new IAM user.
aws iam delete-user --user-name username: Delete an IAM user.
aws iam list-roles: List IAM roles.
aws iam create-role --role-name role-name --assume-role-policy-document file://policy.json: Create a new IAM role.

AWS RDS (Relational Database Service)

aws rds describe-db-instances: List RDS instances.
aws rds create-db-instance: Create a new RDS instance.
aws rds delete-db-instance: Delete an RDS instance.
aws rds start-db-instance: Start an RDS instance.
aws rds stop-db-instance: Stop an RDS instance.

AWS Lambda

aws lambda list-functions: List Lambda functions.
aws lambda create-function: Create a new Lambda function.
aws lambda update-function-code: Update the code of an existing Lambda function.
aws lambda delete-function: Delete a Lambda function.
aws lambda invoke --function-name function-name out.json: Invoke a Lambda function.

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