AWS launches CloudShell, a web-based shell for command-line access to AWS

AWS today launched CloudShell, a new, fully featured web-based shell environment, based on Amazon Linux 2, for developers who want to be able to use some of their favorite command-line tools and scripts right inside the AWS Console.

CloudShell, Amazon CTO Werner Vogels explained in his announcement today, is a new browser-based service that will give developers access to a Linux console. When users start a new CloudShell session, it will automatically be pre-configured to have the same API permissions as your user in the AWS Console.

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