Before you get started, it's important to understand what Stax is, and how it helps to manage your AWS environment. Read an overview of Stax's capabilities to learn where Stax can help.
Once you understand Stax's capabilities, you can begin using Stax. You can perform the tasks below in order to get going quickly with Stax or, if you have experience with Stax, perform tasks in the most suitable order for your own needs.
Logging in and Inviting Colleagues
- Log in to the Stax Console
- Navigate the Stax Console
- Configure Single Sign-On or Invite Colleagues to Stax
Create an AWS Account and Grant Users Access
Using Stax, it's easy to Create an AWS Account in your AWS Organization. Once you've created an account, you should Create a Permission Set to grant users access to the account. Once users have access, they can Log in to AWS Accounts Managed by Stax or use stax2aws for command-line access.
Once you're logged in to AWS accounts, consider using Workloads to deploy resources into the accounts.
Activate Rule Bundles
To keep your environment in check, enable appropriate Rule Bundles to compare it to industry best practices. Configure Notifications and Real-Time Rule Alerts to be kept up-to-date with changes in your environment.