Create access key and secret key for existing IAM user

  • Go to IAM dashboard.
  • Select Users menu from the left hand side menu.
  • Select the user you want to create the access key for.
  • Click the Security credentials tab.
  • In Access keys section, click the Create access key button to create a new access key for the user.
  • In the modal click the Show link to see the Secrete access key.
  • Copy the Access key ID and Secret access key to a safe location for future usage.
  • The Secret access key will not be accessible from the dahsboard from this point.