Workshop pre-requisites


Enable AWS CloudTrail

  • Sign in to the AWS Management Console and open the CloudTrail console at CloudTrail console
  • Choose the region where you want the trail to be created
  • Choose Get Started Now. If you do not see Get Started Now, choose Trails, and then choose Create trail
  • On the Create Trail page, for Trail name, type a name for your trail
  • For Management events, leave as default
  • For Data events, leave as default
  • For Storage location, Create a new S3 bucket, choose Yes
  • For S3 bucket, type a name for the bucket you want to designate for log file storage
  • Leave Advanced setting as default
  • Choose Create

The new trail appears on the Trails page. The Trails page shows the trails in your account from all regions.

Enable AWS Config

  • Sign in to the AWS Management Console and open the AWS Config console at AWS Config Console
  • Ensure that you are in the Region where you want the workshop to run.
  • Choose Get Started Now
  • On the Settings page, for Resource types to record, under All resources
  • Select Record all resources supported in this region
  • Select Include global resources
  • For Amazon S3 Bucket, select Create a new bucket – For Bucket Name, type a bucket name
  • Choose a bucket from your account – For Bucket Name, choose your preferred bucket
  • Choose a bucket from another account – For Bucket Name, type the bucket name
  • Jump to AWS Config Role
  • For AWS Config role, select Create a role. For Role name, leave as default. and select NEXT
  • On AWS Config rules page select SKIP

AWS Config displays the Resource inventory page. AWS config is configured now.