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Making AWS Simpler to Access and Use
The AWS Management Console provides a simple web interface for Amazon Web Services. Log in using your AWS account name and password. If you’ve enabled AWS Multi-Factor Authentication, you will be prompted for your device’s authentication code.
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Compute & Networking
Storage & Content Delivery
Deployment & Management
AWS Elastic Beanstalk Features
The AWS Management Console for Elastic Beanstalk gives you an even easier way to quickly deploy and manage applications in the AWS cloud without giving up control of the underlying AWS resources. AWS Elastic Beanstalk automatically handles the details of capacity provisioning, load balancing, auto-scaling, and application health monitoring.
Deploy Your Application
Get started quickly by easily uploading and deploying your application.
Real Time Status
Easily see the health and status of your application at any time.
Easily configure AWS settings for your running environments.
Snapshot Log Files
View server log files directly without having to login.
Amazon S3 Features
With the AWS Management Console you can easily manage Amazon S3 buckets and objects. You can create buckets, upload objects, and manage all aspects of your Amazon S3 resources.
Easily and securely create buckets to store your objects. Choose the region where your objects are stored to optimize latency, minimize costs, or address regulatory requirements.
Upload files from your computer to Amazon S3 so they are durably stored and available from any location.
Manage Your Resources
Browse the contents of your Amazon S3 buckets. Configure access control for buckets and objects.
Amazon EC2 Features
With the AWS Management Console, developers can start and stop EC2 instances, view and perform actions on running instances, and manage Elastic Block Store volumes with simple clicks of a mouse. You can also see what configurations you have set (e.g. security groups, key pairs, and Elastic IPs) and modify them using interactive controls.
Instances & AMIs
Launch and manage Amazon EC2 instances. Find, manage, and create Amazon Machine Images (AMIs).
Elastic Block Store
Create, manage, and delete EBS volumes and snapshots. Attach and detach volumes to Amazon EC2 instances.
View what reserved instances are available and purchase them directly from the console.
Enable and disable monitoring for Amazon EC2 instances and view real-time operational metrics.
Amazon VPC Features
Use the AWS Management Console to set up and configure your Virtual Private Cloud (VPC). A simple wizard will assist you in creating your VPC and subnets, and will also help you establish IPSec VPN connectivity to your VPC. Once your VPC has been created, use the AWS Management Console to configure DHCP option sets, subnets, and to launch Amazon EC2 instances within your VPC.
Use a simple, intuitive workflow to get a VPC and IPSec VPN up and running.
VPCs & Subnets
Create and manage your VPC, using any kind of desired IP addressing scheme.
Use subnets to provide even further logical isolation of Amazon EC2 instances deployed within your VPC.
Download configuration details to create an IPSec VPN connection to your VPC.
Amazon CloudWatch Features
Manage Amazon CloudWatch through an easy to use interface. With the AWS Management Console, developers can view and monitor operational and performance metrics for AWS resources such as Amazon EC2 instances, EBS volumes, Elastic Load Balancers, and RDS DB instances. In addition, developers can add application metrics and business information to CloudWatch for monitoring alongside AWS resource metrics. Search and browse your metrics, graph current or historical metrics to troubleshoot issues and discover trends, create and edit alarms to be notified of problems, and get at-a-glance overviews of your AWS resource metrics.
View AWS resource metrics and alarms at a glance.
Search and graph metrics and statistics. View current data or specify a time period.
Create and investigate alarms for your metrics. Define automated actions to respond to alarms.
Amazon Elastic MapReduce Features
With the AWS Management Console, developers can easily launch Elastic MapReduce job flows and monitor their progress. You can create as many job flows as you’d like by filling out a simple wizard. You can monitor job flow status as it progresses through execution stages, and, if required, terminate it with a single mouse click. Using our search interface you can view up to two weeks of job flow history.
Create and terminate data processing job flows.
Open Source Samples
Get started quickly using open source samples.
View running job flows and monitor their progress.
Amazon CloudFront Features
Manage Amazon CloudFront through an easy to use interface. The AWS Management Console lets you review all your CloudFront distributions, create new distributions, or edit existing ones. All the features of the CloudFront API are supported: you can enable or disable distributions, configure CNAMEs, enable end-user logging, and more.
Create New Distribution
Choose your Amazon S3 bucket and get a CloudFront domain name.
Use your own domain name with CloudFront.
End User Logging
Get detailed activity records stored to the Amazon S3 bucket of your choice.
View the status of your active distributions and edit their properties.
AWS CloudFormation Features
The AWS Management Console for AWS CloudFormation gives you an even easier way to provision the AWS infrastructure resources needed to run your application. Describe the AWS resources you need to run your application in a simple text file called a template and AWS CloudFormation takes care of the provisioning. A few simple clicks in the AWS Management Console and your AWS resources will be created.
Provision AWS Infrastructure Resources
Get started quickly by selecting one of the supplied sample applications or use your own template. Wizard-based deployment driven from the template leads you through the provisioning process.
All AWS Application Resources Visible In a Single Place
See all the information about the collection of AWS resources, called a stack, in a single place.
Detailed History of Provisioning Events
AWS CloudFormation is fully integrated with AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) so you can control who has access and see who did what.
Amazon RDS Features
You can use the point-and-click AWS Management Console interface to launch Database Instances (including highly available and reliable Multi-AZ deployments), take real-time snapshots of a DB Instance, and view important statistics like read and write throughput, latency, free storage space and more, all from your browser. The AWS Management Console support enhances the simplicity of running a MySQL database with Amazon RDS, making it even easier to get started.
Launch DB Instances
Use a graphical wizard to launch or modify a DB Instance with only a few mouse clicks, setting key parameters as you see fit.
Easily take a snapshot of your DB Instance for archival, rollback, or cloning.
Monitor DB Instances
Graphical representations of key statistics like CPU utilization, free storage space, write/read throughput, write/read latency, and more.
Amazon SNS Features
With the AWS Management Console, you can easily setup and manage Amazon Simple Notification Service. With the simplicity of a point-and-click web interface, you can create topics, add subscribers, send notifications, and edit topic policies – all from your browser. Amazon SNS messages can be sent via email, http/https or to Amazon SQS endpoints. The included Topic Policy Editor offers a simplified way to customize topic access policies to meet a wide range of messaging needs.
Use a graphical UI to create or modify a Topic to meet your needs.
Subscribers can be easily added to receive notifications.
Easily publish messages to email, http/https or Amazon SQS endpoints.
Set Topic Policies
Set policies for topics you own. Configure access control, specify protocols allowed and more.
AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) features
With the AWS Management Console you can easily add Users to your AWS Account, manage their security credentials, create groups, set permissions for these Users, and enable Users to call AWS Service APIs, all from a simple point-and-click browser interface.
Easily create and manage multiple Users under your AWS Account.
Manage User Credentials
Assign each User their own security credentials such as access keys, password and MFA device
Create groups to manage the same set of permissions for all the Users in the group.
Easily define the user permissions to control their access to your AWS Account’s services and resources.
Amazon ElastiCache Features
Using the AWS Management Console, you can launch a multi-node Cache Cluster, scale the memory of your Cluster by adding or deleting Cache Nodes, and view important statistics like cache hits and misses, evictions, free storage space and more, all from your browser. The AWS Management Console support makes it even easier to deploy, manage and monitor your distributed cache environment with Amazon ElastiCache.
Launch Cache Cluster
Use a graphical wizard to launch or modify a multi-node Cache Cluster with only a few mouse clicks.
Scale the memory capacity of your Cache Cluster by simply adding or deleting Cache Nodes.
Manage Cache Nodes
View, Reboot or Delete your your Cache Nodes using the point-and-click interface; Copy End Points to configure your clients.
Monitor Cache Nodes
View graphical representation of key statistics like cache hits and misses, evictions, free storage space, and more.
With the AWS Management Console, you can create Amazon SQS queues, configure queues to match application needs, set permissions and send test messages – all from your browser. Amazon SQS offers a reliable and scalable queue-based messaging service which supports distributed applications and makes it easy to exchange data between components or EC2 instances. AWS Management Console support makes it easier than ever to setup and manage distributed messaging applications with Amazon SQS.
Use a graphical UI to create or modify a Queue to meet your needs.
Queue properties can be easily configured to match your application needs.
Set permissions to allow specific entities or instances to send or receive messages.
Send Test Messages
Send test messages to verify queue configurations and permissions.
The Amazon SES Management Console is a simple and intuitive web-based user interface for Amazon SES that allows you to do common SES management functions with a few clicks of your mouse. These include checking your sending quota and usage; seeing your Amazon SES bounce, complaint, and rejection metrics over time; verifying sender email addresses; and sending both formatted and raw test emails.
Easily see how much of your sending quota you have used.
View the recent history of your sending metrics.
Manage your list of verified senders.
Send Test Email
Send formatted or raw test emails using Amazon SES.
Amazon Route 53
With the AWS Management Console, developers can easily configure their DNS settings. With a simple point-and-click interface, you can create, edit, and delete hosted zones and resource record sets in order to route your customers to your applications.
Create Hosted Zones
Use a graphical UI to create a hosted zone for your domain.
Manage Resource Record Sets
Easily create, edit, or delete resource record sets that map DNS names, like example.com, to IP addresses, like 220.127.116.11
Elastic Load Balancing integration – ‘Alias’ records
You can map your zone apex to your Elastic Load Balancing instance. DNS queries to ‘Alias’ records are free.
Amazon DynamoDB Features
With the AWS Management Console, developers can create, manage, and scale their Amazon DynamoDB tables with a few mouse clicks. In addition, the Console shows developers how much of their provisioned throughput capacity they are using and makes it easy for them to scale up and down as their application requires.
Create a Dynamo DB Table
Use a graphical wizard to create your table, define your primary key, and provision your throughput level..
Scale Your Throughput Up or Down
Easily scale your provisioned throughput up or down based on your application requirements.
Manage All Your DynamoDB Tables In One Place
View and manage all your DynamoDB tables from the AWS Management Console.
AWS Storage Gateway Features
With the AWS Management Console, you can easily manage your gateway’s iSCSI storage volumes and snapshots. You can also configure snapshot scheduling, manage software updates, or apply a bandwidth throttle on data being uploaded or downloaded from Amazon S3.
Amazon Simple Workflow Service Features
Developers can use the AWS Management Console when building and running applications using Amazon SWF. They can view complete, fine-grained details about ongoing and retained workflow executions with the ability to filter by time, execution status, ID, type and tags. The console helps them drill down into workflow executions and zoom out to look at categorized information. This helps with debugging and troubleshooting. The console also provides aggregated metrics about workflow and task executions and additional insight into task backlogs.
Manage domains and types
Define and manage domains, types and policies such as timeouts using simple wizards.
View and work with executions
View and filter all your distributed workflow executions from one console and drive different actions on them.
Introspect execution details
Get an in-depth, ongoing view of the execution of workflows and activities and easily view related information for debugging and troubleshooting.
Use metrics to monitor your applications
The console provides up to date aggregate metrics and information about backlogs to help you understand and adjust the execution of your applications.
Amazon CloudSearch Features
You can use the AWS Management Console to create and configure search domains, upload data to a domain, and use the search tester to submit simple searches and browse the results. The console enables you to easily set access policies, define index fields, customize result ranking, and configure stemming, stopwords, and synonyms for your domain.
Create & Configure Search Domains
Easily create your search domain. Choose how you would like your index to be configured and run.
Add documents to your search domain from local files, or an S3 bucket.
Submit Search Requests
Use a search tester to submit simple searches and browse the results.
AWS Direct Connect Features
With the AWS Management Console, you can easily request new AWS Direct Connect dedicated connections. Once your connections are established, you can use the console to add, manage and delete virtual interfaces and download customized router configurations for your networking equipment.
Each dedicated Connection can support multiple Virtual Interfaces to different AWS resource within an AWS region.
Create Virtual interfaces
Easily create multiple Virtual Interfaces to connect to public (public EC2 instances, S3) or private (VPC) AWS resources.
View and manage the configuration of your Connections and Virtual Interfaces.
Download Router Templates
Download customized router templates to implement your Direct Connect configuration.
Amazon Glacier Features
With the AWS Management Console you can easily manage Amazon Glacier vaults. You can create, edit and delete vaults, view vault details such as the time and date of the last inventory update and you can configure notification policies.
Easily create and edit vaults in your selected region. You can also delete vaults.
Easily view your vault details, including time and data of creation and of the most recent inventory update. You can also view the size of your vault’s contents as of the last inventory.
Configure and edit notification policies for your vaults.
AWS Data Pipeline Features
With the AWS Management Console, you can quickly and easily create data pipelines workflows through a simple canvas-based interface, made even easier by a selection of templates for common activities. Once your pipelines are created, you can easily review their configuration and monitor their execution. If you need to cancel or rerun portions of a pipeline, you can do so via a single click.
Configure your pipelines via a single graphical interface.
Manage Configured Pipelines
Review your created pipelines though a simple UI.
View Execution Details
Review the execution history for any single pipeline.
Amazon Elastic Transcoder
With the AWS Management Console you can create and manage Transcoding Pipelines, Transcoding Jobs and Transcoding Presets with simple clicks of a mouse. You can also create SNS notifications and edit advanced transcoding settings.
View, create and manage Transcoding Pipelines, set up notifications.
Create and manage Transcoding Jobs and specify advanced job settings.
Advanced Job Settings
Override default settings for framerate, resolution and other input parameters.
Create and edit transcoding presets to customize your output format.
Amazon Redshift is a fast, fully managed, petabyte-scale data warehouse service that lets you efficiently analyze all your data using your existing business intelligence tools.
Get started in minutes by launching an Amazon Redshift data warehouse cluster with a few clicks.
Monitor Clusters & Queries
Ensure maximum query performance with advanced monitoring features.
Automatic Backup & Simple Restore
Automated Backups and Push Button Restores.
Easily scale your clusters up and down as your capacity and performance needs change.
You can use OpsWorks to model to control the complete lifecycle of your applications, from provisioning and deployment to operations and monitoring. The console lets you model the different components of your application as layers in a stack and provides an event-driven configuration system with rich deployment tools that allow you to efficiently manage your applications over their lifetime.
Model the different components of your application as layers in a stack.
Included support for customizable deployments, auto scaling, auto healing and more.
Simply select existing IAM users and assign permissions such as who can deploy apps or ssh into an instance.