# AWS

You can use these credentials to authenticate the following nodes with AWS.

# Prerequisites

Create an AWS (opens new window) account.

# Using Access Token

  1. Open your AWS Management Console (opens new window).
  2. Click on your name on the top right and select 'My Security Credentials' from the dropdown.
  3. Click on the Create New Access Key button, under the Access keys (access key ID and secret access key) section
  4. Click on the Show Access Key button.
  5. Copy the displayed Access Key ID.
  6. Enter the name for your credentials in the Credentials Name field in the 'AWS' credentials in n8n.
  7. Paste the Access Key ID in the Access Key ID field in the 'AWS' credentials in n8n.
  8. Copy the secret access key from your AWS console.
  9. Paste the secret access key in the Secret Access Key field in the 'AWS' credentials in n8n.
  10. Click the Create button to save your credentials in n8n.

Note: If you're running your AWS instance in a different region, please update the Region field accordingly.

The following video demonstrates the steps mentioned above.