Modular and Scalable Amazon EKS Architecture
Amazon EKS Quick Start

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Step 1. Sign in to your AWS account

  1. Sign in to your AWS account at with an IAM user role that has the necessary permissions. For details, see Planning the deployment earlier in this guide.

  2. Make sure that your AWS account is configured correctly, as discussed in the Technical requirements section.

  3. Use the region selector in the navigation bar to choose the AWS Region where you want to deploy Amazon EKS.


    Amazon EKS and Amazon EFS aren't currently supported in all AWS Regions. For a current list of supported regions, see the AWS Regions and Endpoints webpage.

  4. Select the key pair that you created earlier. In the navigation pane of the Amazon EC2 console, choose Key Pairs, and then choose your key pair from the list.