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Let's Nuke - AWS Account

DAY 36 - Letโ€™s Nuke AWS - Day Thirty-Six

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A step-by-step tutorial to Delete Everything from an AWS Account

Prerequisites

  • Make sure you remove the account from the organisations.

  • Get your access keys for CLI , check out this link to see How to

  • Now Goto repository, clink on releases, select your appropriate file, and right-click copy.

Topic Link
Clone repo Link
Releases Link

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I am using Linux so selecting cloud-nuke_linux_amd64,

Setup the nuke plant

  • Now on your system create a folder called nuke, then cd into it

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wget https://github.com/gruntwork-io/cloud-nuke/releases/download/v0.16.2/cloud-nuke_linux_amd64 
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  • Check the folder once copied the file us ls
  • lets rename the folder to aws-nuke mv cloud-nuke_linux_amd64 aws-nuke

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  • Change folder permissions
sudo chmod 777 aws-nuke
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  • lets copy this to /usr/bin
sudo cp aws-nuke /usr/bin
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  • verify the package
aws-nuke
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You will be able to similar result as shown in the screenshot

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Now lets enter the magic command

aws-nuke aws
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We are not done yet,

let's nuke kaboooooom...

It will preview all the services gonna be destroyed

you will be prompted to confirm....

nuke
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confirm by typing nuke

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