After you install Golang, it’s easy to install Packer from source.
mkdir -p ~/src && \ cd ~/src && \ git clone https://github.com/hashicorp/packer.git && \ cd packer && \ make dev
In this article we will connect to our AWS account using SAML, this will allow us to run AWS CLI commands using the same authentication as you use in the browser.
Once complete, you will be able to run
saml2aws login -a 10xdev
An and then have a (configurable) 12 hour session to from the command line.