Using the AWS CLI - AWS Command Line Interface

Python 2.7, 3.4, and 3.5 are deprecated for the AWS CLI version 1. For more information see the AWS CLI version 1 section of About the AWS CLI versions.

Using the AWS CLI

This section introduces you to many of the common features and options available in the AWS Command Line Interface (AWS CLI). For a list of commands, see the AWS CLI version 1 reference guide and AWS CLI version 2 reference guide.


By default, the AWS CLI sends requests to AWS services by using HTTPS on TCP port 443. To use the AWS CLI successfully, you must be able to make outbound connections on TCP port 443.