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AWS Error Windows CLI

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Hi,

I am receiving this error message when using ec2-describe-regions.

Client.AuthFailure: AWS was not able to validate the provided access credentials
 (Service: AmazonEC2; Status Code: 401; Error Code: AuthFailure; Request ID: 6c9
ca32f-1524-4ca2-bb4b-58e4a211747e)

I downloaded the keys from the account and used under environment variables to connect.

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Question by:Eric Donaldson
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Does the CLI work with a AWS credentials file?
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That error is usually associated with invalid access keys.     Do any other commands work using those access keys?
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It could also be related to the permissions of the user who has the Access Key attached. Make sure that it has admin access.
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