An error occurred (AuthFailure) when calling the DescribeInstances operation: AWS was not able to validate the provided access credentials

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Hi everyone,

I am getting the bellow error when tried to run AWS CLI commands.

An error occurred (AuthFailure) when calling the DescribeInstances operation: AWS was not able to validate the provided access credentials

How to solve this problem.

Thank You

Feb 24 in AWS by akhtar
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Hi@akhtar,

If you are using AWS CLI, than you have to set your credentials first. To set credentials use the below command.

$ aws configure

If it is showing the same error, than check your Machine time and sync with standard time.

Hope it will solve your doubt.

Thank You

answered Feb 25 by MD
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