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HOWTOs

The Northwestern Cloud Community of Practice maintains these Cloud HOWTO pages. If you would like to contribute a page or have suggestions, please let us know!

Create Federated Login Roles for AWS
Don’t log in with AdministratorAccess if you can avoid it! Learn how to set up and use roles with limited permissions in your account.

Use NetID Authentication with the AWS CLI
Use your NetID and MFA with AWS command line tools.

Tag Resources for Cost Allocation in CloudCheckr
Track your cloud spending by project/environment/etc.

Sending AWS Logs to Splunk
Use Splunk to record and search all kinds of events in your AWS account.

Get Notifications for AWS GuardDuty Findings
Be notified of potential security incidents in your AWS account immediately.