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The Amazon EKS Getting Started exercises require the following.

  • You have access to an Amazon AWS account and are able to access the AWS Console.
  • You have sufficient privileges to create an IAM Role with the default Full IAM Policy to allow the controller to provision resources for the Amazon EKS cluster on your behalf in your AWS account.


Click here for step-by-step instructions on how to create a cloud credential.

The following requirements are based on the provisioning method selected - Web Console, RCTL, or Terraform.


The instructions describe the process using the web console, RCTL CLI, or Terraform. The same steps can be performed using the REST APIs for automation.