Logging in to an AWS Account Managed by Stax
Stax allows you to log in to AWS accounts using both the Stax Console and the CLI.
Stax manages your AWS accounts and provides federated identity access management (IDAM) to allow you to assume a role in an AWS account using your Stax credentials.
Before You Begin
- Estimated time to complete: 15 minutes
- You should have the AWS CLI (version 1 or 2) installed on your computer
- Your Stax platform permissions do not necessarily reflect your access to the AWS Accounts in Stax. Your access to AWS Accounts is controlled at the Account Type level by Groups
Logging in to an AWS Account via the Stax Console
The process of logging in to an AWS account via the Stax Console is quite straightforward.
Log in to the Stax Console
In the left-hand nav, choose Accounts, then All Accounts
Find the account you want to log in to in the list. Click the vertical ellipsis (⋮) on the right-hand side of the row
Choose the role you wish to log in to the AWS account with. This will open the account in a new tab/window for you to interact with
Logging in to an AWS Account Using the CLI
Stax recommends the use of stax2aws for streamlining AWS account access via Stax and the Stax IDAM.