Explore and manage AWS resources from a terminal in your browser
Sign in quickly with your preconfigured AWS Management Console credentials.
Save time with preinstalled tools and automatic updates within a fully managed Amazon Linux 2 environment.
Run scripts and commands at no extra cost, with up to 1 GB of persistent storage per AWS Region.
Customize your home directory with scripts, files, configuration preferences, and other tools.
How it works
Using AWS CloudShell, a browser-based shell, you can quickly run scripts with the AWS Command Line Interface (CLI), experiment with service APIs using the AWS CLI, and use other tools to increase your productivity. The CloudShell icon appears in AWS Regions where CloudShell is available.
Optimize your daily tasks
Run your existing scripts and activate integrated documentation and command completion in the AWS CLI.
Simplify your workflow
Edit files with preinstalled text-based editors such as Vim, and upload and download files from your browser.
Simplify infrastructure management
Increase productivity, improve security, and reduce incident response time with streamlined authentication through AWS Management Console credentials.
How to get started
Learn CloudShell capabilities, how to get started, and more.
See how it works
Follow along to start using CloudShell.
Start using CloudShell
Build with CloudShell in the AWS Management Console.