This article I followed was a little outdated. Things do change a lot in 3 years. It’s mostly the same as the function seems to work but the implementation does not. Following the hints here I was able to get this to work. The big one was you need to refresh your browser. I think its pretty ridiculous that AWS doesn’t enable this default behavior with a click of a button but maybe they have their reasons.
One tip I recommend is to delete the console.log messages as that just adds to your bill. Yes, I am picking at pennies here, but they add up!