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Using an account alias?

awsYour AWS account is identified by a number (e.g. 12344567891011). You can change this to an easier to remember alias. This article describes the process.

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Start by logging on with your root account.

  1. Go to Services > IAM.
  2. Next to the IAM users sign-in link, click the Customise link.
  3. Enter the alias that you would like to use (e.g. mySchool).
  4. Click the Yes, Create button.

You can delete this alias and create a new one as needed. Note that this alias needs to be unique across all AWS. You can copy the sign-in link to send to your users, by clicking copy.

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