Just getting started with Packer (so please go easy!) - looking for some help and guidance required (ideally step-by-step) to setup packer build agent AWS IAM account with the necessary permissions required.
by the way… the documentation on packer just returns ‘Page not found’:
This tutorial worked for me just 1 or 2 weeks ago: Getting Started | Packer - HashiCorp Learn
There is information about setting up the AWS credentials within part 2 (Build an Image) pointint to this link here: https://console.aws.amazon.com/iam/home?#/security_credentials
For first testing you can use the AWS root account I believe, but it is better to use an IAM account with an Administrator role (there is a policy called “AdministratorAccess” for example).