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Accessing the AWS GovCloud (US) Region

When you access the AWS GovCloud (US) Region, use your AWS GovCloud (US) credentials. Although your AWS GovCloud (US) account is associated with your standard AWS account, each account has distinct credentials, where users from one account cannot access AWS resources from the other account. In other words, when you use the AWS GovCloud (US) Region, you must use credentials that were created in that region. Similarly, when you use the standard AWS regions, you must use credentials that were created in those regions.

You can use any of the following methods to access and manage resources in the AWS GovCloud (US) Region: