Connect to the Amazon Web Services (AWS)* Cloud

This tutorial shows you how to go from setting up an account with Amazon Web Services (AWS)* to sending data via MQTT. It uses the aws-iot-device-sdk-cpp.h library from, which is a slightly modified version of the AWS* IoT Device SDK:

What you'll learn

  • How to set up an Amazon Web Services (AWS)* account and Thing
  • How to create a certificate for your Thing
  • How to enter the certificate in the SECRETS tab
  • How to verify the connection in AWS

Gather your materials

  • UP²* board

This example continues on GitHub*.

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