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Learning AWS IoT

By : Agus Kurniawan
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Learning AWS IoT

By: Agus Kurniawan

Overview of this book

The Internet of Things market increased a lot in the past few years and IoT development and its adoption have showed an upward trend. Analysis and predictions say that Enterprise IoT platforms are the future of IoT. AWS IoT is currently leading the market with its wide range of device support SDKs and versatile management console. This book initially introduces you to the IoT platforms, and how it makes our IoT development easy. It then covers the complete AWS IoT Suite and how it can be used to develop secure communication between internet-connected things such as sensors, actuators, embedded devices, smart applications, and so on. The book also covers the various modules of AWS: AWS Greengrass, AWS device SDKs, AWS IoT Platform, AWS Button, AWS Management consoles, AWS-related CLI, and API references, all with practical use cases. Near the end, the book supplies security-related best practices to make bi-directional communication more secure. When you've finished this book, you'll be up-and-running with the AWS IoT Suite, and building IoT projects.
Table of Contents (14 chapters)
Title Page
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AWS IoT Management Console

AWS IoT Management Console lets you access and manage AWS IoT through a simple and intuitive web-based user interface. This web console can be found at If you have an active AWS account, you should access a form of AWS IoT Management Console. A screen of AWS IoT Management Console is shown in the following screenshot:

In AWS IoT Management Console, we can manage all IoT devices. This portal provides several features, as follows:

  • Dashboard: This shows a summary of AWS IoT usage statistics
  • Connect: This provides information on how to connect to AWS IoT
  • Registry: This is used to register your new IoT device or to manage existing IoT devices
  • Security: This configures AWS IoT and IoT devices
  • Rules: This manages all rules for AWS IoT
  • Test: This provides a test tool to evaluate your AWS IoT platform

You can see these menus in the following screenshot:

You will probably get different menus on the dashboard. You can change your AWS region in order to get full menus by clicking the menu on the top-right of the dashboard.

We will work with AWS IoT Management Console to manage our IoT projects in the next section.