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Signing up for Amazon Web Services

awsBefore you can get started with any of the Amazon Web Services you'll need to sign up to Amazon AWS.  This article describes this initial sign up process.

Initial sign up process

Here are the steps for signing up to Amazon Web Services.

  1. Start by browsing to the Amazon Web Service site.
  2. Click the Sign Up Now button.
  3. Enter your email address.
  4. Choose the I am a new user option.
  5. Click Sign in using our secure server.
  6. In the Registration screen enter the following...
    1. Your full name.
    2. Confirm your email address.
    3. Enter and confirm a new password.
  7. Click on Create account.
  8. You will now need to enter your Contact information.
  9. Confirm that you have read the AWS Customer Agreement.
  10. Enter the characters for the security check and click Continue.

Congratulations, you've now completed the sign up procedure, and you will receive a confirmation email. You are ready to continue with some initial configurations.

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