AWS Transfer for SFTP
User Guide

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Sign In to the AWS SFTP Console for the First Time

Before you sign in to the AWS SFTP console, create an Amazon S3 bucket and an IAM user role that enables access to the service. For instructions, see Setting Up.

After you do so, use the procedure following to sign in to the AWS Transfer for SFTP service for the first time.

To sign in to AWS SFTP for the first time

  1. Use one of the following methods to navigate to the AWS Transfer for SFTP console:

    • Enter https://console.aws.amazon.com/transfer/ into your browser's address bar.

    • Go to the AWS Management Console, sign in, and enter AWS Transfer into the search box.

  2. For Account ID or alias, enter your account ID or alias.

  3. For IAM user name, enter the name of the user role you created for SFTP.

  4. For Password, enter your AWS account password.

  5. Choose Sign In.

Next Step

Create an SFTP Server