Managing Multiple AWS Consoles with JumpCloud and Firefox

This article will explain how I setup Firefox to open multiple AWS Consoles in Firefox Container tabs from JumpCloud seamlessly. No having to right click a link and selecting a container. Just a normal left click.

This should work with other SSO sites as long as the URL contains something to identify the account.

You’ll need Firefox with Multi-Account Containers and Containerise installed.

Containerise lets you automatically open websites in dedicated containers with more advanced rules than Multi-Account Containers allows. This can be used to match a specific URL during the sign in process to redirect to a container tab.

Grab the URL for one of your application links.

Here’s what one of mine looks like.

Put this into Containerise and save. Click the Containerise icon in the toolbar then click the pencil to edit the config manually. It’s a simple CSV format. , AWS Dev

Now when you click the link, it should automatically open in a container.

You will need to sign in again, but that’s only needed the first time. You can use LastPass to speed that part up.

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