Amazon Web Services - Console Mobile App



The AWS Console mobile app, offered by Amazon Web Services, permits its users to see resources for select services and also supports a limited set of management functions for select resource types.

Following are the different services and supported functions that can be accessed using the mobile app.

EC2 (Elastic Compute Cloud)

  • Browse, filter and search instances.
  • See configuration details.
  • Check status of CloudWatch metrics and alarms.
  • Perform operations over instances like start, stop, reboot, termination.
  • Manage security group rules.
  • Manage Elastic IP Addresses.
  • See block devices.

Elastic Load Balancing

  • Browse, filter and search load balancers.
  • See configuration details of attached instances.
  • Add and remove instances from load balancers.

S3

  • Browse buckets and see their properties.
  • See properties of objects.

Route 53

  • Browse and see hosted zones.
  • Browse and see details of record sets.

RDS (Relational Database Service)

  • Browse, filter, search and reboot instances.
  • See configuration details, security and network settings.

Auto Scaling

  • See group details, policies, metrics and alarms.
  • Manage the number of instances as per the situation.

Elastic Beanstalk

  • See applications and events.
  • See environment configuration and swap environment CNAMEs.
  • Restart app servers.

DynamoDB

  • See tables and their details like metrics, index, alarms, etc.

CloudFormation

  • See stack status, tags, parameters, output, events, and resources.

OpsWorks

  • See configuration details of stack, layers, instances and applications.
  • See instances, its logs, and reboot them.

CloudWatch

  • See CloudWatch graphs of resources.
  • List CloudWatch alarms by status and time.
  • Action configurations for alarms.

Services Dashboard

  • Provides information of available services and their status.
  • All information related to the billing of the user.
  • Switch the users to see the resources in multiple accounts.

Features of AWS Mobile App

To have access to the AWS Mobile App, we must have an existing AWS account. Simply create an identity utilizing the account credentials and select the region in the menu. This app permits us to stay signed in to multiple identities at the same time.

For security reasons, it is necessary to secure the device with a passcode and to use an IAM user's credentials to log in to the app. In case the device is lost, then the IAM user can be deactivated to prevent unauthorized access.

Root accounts cannot be deactivated via mobile console. While using AWS Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), it is recommended to use either a hardware MFA device or a virtual MFA on a separate mobile device for account security reasons.

The latest version is 1.14. There is a feedback link in the App's menu to share our experiences and for any queries.





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