Posted On: Mar 31, 2023

Today, we are excited to launch Console Toolbar in the AWS Management Console. Console Toolbar is a new feature that allows AWS customers to use the AWS Management Console and AWS CloudShell in a single view. For example, customers can now run a command in CloudShell and view a CloudWatch alarm in the Console at the same time. AWS CloudShell is a browser-based shell, pre-authenticated with your console credentials that makes it easier for you to securely manage, explore, and interact with your AWS resources.

The Console Toolbar maintains its state (e.g., open, closed) and commands will continue to run in CloudShell as you navigate between services in the Console. In addition, the selection of the Console region is in sync with the CloudShell region. If CloudShell is not available in a selected Console region, then CloudShell will operate in the nearest region. For more information about the AWS Regions where AWS CloudShell is available, see the AWS Region table

After signing into the AWS Management Console, customers access CloudShell in the lower left of the Console by selecting the CloudShell icon in the Console Toolbar.