Setting up Amazon MSK - Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka

Setting up Amazon MSK

Before you use Amazon MSK for the first time, complete the following tasks.

Sign up for AWS

When you sign up for AWS, your Amazon Web Services account is automatically signed up for all services in AWS, including Amazon MSK. You are charged only for the services that you use.

If you have an AWS account already, skip to the next task. If you don't have an AWS account, use the following procedure to create one.

To sign up for an Amazon Web Services account

  1. Open

  2. Follow the online instructions.

    Part of the sign-up procedure involves receiving a phone call and entering a verification code on the phone keypad.

Download libraries and tools

The following libraries and tools can help you work with Amazon MSK: