What are AWS Player accounts? - AWS DeepRacer Student

What are AWS Player accounts?

AWS Player accounts are a managed identity solution for AWS Bugbust, AWS DeepRacer multi-user, and AWS DeepRacer Student created by AWS. Your AWS Player account holds all of the resources created in each of these AWS services.

Creating an AWS Player account for supported services

When you create an account for either AWS BugBust, AWS DeepRacer multi-user, or AWS DeepRacer Student you automatically create an AWS Player account. When you use different features in these services, new resources are added automatically into your AWS Player account. To get started with AWS Bugbust, AWS DeepRacer multi-user, and AWS DeepRacer Student use the following links.

Creating an AWS DeepRacer Student account

To use AWS DeepRacer Student, get started by creating an account. To learn how to create an account see, Step 1: Sign up for AWS DeepRacer Student in the AWS DeepRacer Student User Guide.

Creating an AWS BugBust account (admin and player)

To get started with AWS BugBust you need to have both an AWS Player account and access to the AWS Management Console. To learn how to get started see Creating the AWS BugBust accounts required to use AWS BugBust in the AWS BugBust User Guide

Authorized email addresses are used in AWS BugBust events to score points. Points are scored based on pull requests created on GitHub. After creating your AWS BugBust account you might need to add additional Authorized emails. To learn more, see Adding authorized email addresses in the AWS BugBust player portal in the AWS BugBust User Guide.

Use AWS DeepRacer multi-user to sponsor multiple participants under one account.

AWS DeepRacer multi-user mode support two different user profiles, admin and participant. Both have different setup requirements. To get started, see Multi-user Mode in the AWS DeepRacer Developer Guide.

Deleting an AWS Player account

If you delete an AWS Player account, you immediately lose access to all supported services. This includes any achievements (badges, points, avatars, etc) that you earned.

Deleting your AWS Player account account does not delete your AWS account. If you would also like to delete your AWS account, use the steps outlined in Closing your AWS account.

If you have used your AWS Player account account to create an event in either AWS BugBust or AWS DeepRacer multi-user you cannot delete your AWS Player account account. This is to ensure that participants in events you have created are not left with a broken experience. To learn more about how an admin creates events in AWS BugBust or AWS DeepRacer multi-user mode use these topics.

Setting up events using AWS DeepRacer multi-user mode (admin)

To learn how to create events using multi-user mode, see Set up multi-user mode (admin) in the AWS DeepRacer Developer Guide.

Creating an AWS BugBust event (admin)

To get started creating a bug bash event, see Create an AWS BugBust event (admin) in the AWS BugBust User Guide.

AWS Player accounts do not have access to any AWS resources other than those created in the service's account. Any AWS Identity and Access Management policies and associated resources in the service account are limited to only the required resources.