[ec2-beta] Validation Problem

James Westby james.westby at canonical.com
Sat Jan 24 00:26:09 GMT 2009

On Sat, 2009-01-24 at 01:13 +0200, Babis Mys wrote:
> Hello to you...
> I have just registered for the Amazon EC2 beta programme and there is
> a problem...
> I have downloaded the X.509 certificate plus the personal key.
> The problem is at step 5 of this site.
> My terminal returns to me the message in the attachment
> "Client.AuthFailure: AWS was not able to validate the provided access
> credentials"
> I'm using the JavaVM-6
> I've set this"export JAVA_HOME=/usr/lib/jvm/java-1.5.0-sun/" into this
> "export JAVA_HOME=/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/"
> what's the problem with my setup?


Have you signed up for ec2 with amazon? You need to sign up for ec2 
specifically, after signing up for aws. I believe you also have to have
entered valid payment details.



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