Seed needs your AWS IAM credentials to deploy your project on your behalf to your AWS account. Follow these steps to generate your credentials.

Log in to your AWS Console and select IAM from the list of services.

Select IAM Service Screenshot

Select Users.

Select IAM Users Screenshot

Select Add User.

Add IAM User Screenshot

Enter a User name and check Programmatic access, then select Next: Permissions.

This account will be used by Seed. It will be connecting to the AWS API directly and will not be using the Management Console.

Fill in IAM User Info Screenshot

Select Attach existing policies directly.

Add IAM User Policy Screenshot

Search for AdministratorAccess and select the policy, then select Next: Review.

You can provide a more finely grained policy by following the instructions in the Customizing your IAM Policy chapter.

Added Admin Policy Screenshot

Select Create user.

Review IAM User Screenshot

Select Show to reveal Secret access key.

Added IAM User Screenshot

Take a note of the Access key ID and Secret access key.

IAM User Credentials Screenshot

Use these as the IAM Access Key and the IAM Secret Key when you create your project.