This topic describes how to get started with Key Management Service (KMS). It includes specific information about how to activate KMS and create a customer master key (CMK).

The following figure shows the process.Acvitation
The following table describes more details about the process.
No. Step Scenario
1 Activate KMS You must activate KMS before you can use this service.
2 Create a CMK. You can create a CMK and use it to encrypt your data.