This step will guide on to setup your AWS Iot Core. To connect successfully to AWS using MQTT its required to:
- Generate the certificates
- Create a Thing
- Add a policy
Policies and Rules
To correctly create the certificates, policies and rules please follow the guide from amazon found here: https://docs.aws.amazon.com/iot/latest/developerguide/register-device.html
AWS Root Certificates
The image below shows the generated certificates used in our guide. Note that the public key isn’t used (not highlighted).
Root CA for AWS
You can find the AWS Root CA certificate at amazons website and in our guide we are using the VeriSign root CA https://docs.aws.amazon.com/iot/latest/developerguide/managing-device-certs.html
Scroll down to Server Authentication and click on the VeriSign Class 3 Public Primary G5 root CA certificate as highlighted below.