Developer Guide

Create and Register an AWS IoT Device Certificate

You can use the AWS IoT console or the AWS IoT CLI to create an AWS IoT certificate.

To create a certificate (console)

  1. Sign in to the AWS Management Console and open the AWS IoT console.

  2. In the left navigation pane, choose Security to expand the choices, and then choose Certificates. Choose Create.

  3. Choose One-click certificate creation - Create certificate. Alternatively, to generate a certificate with a certificate signing request (CSR), choose Create with CSR.

  4. Use the links to the public key, private key, and certificate to download each to a secure location.

  5. Choose Activate.

To create a certificate (CLI)

The AWS IoT CLI provides two commands to create certificates: