Configure and Implement AWS Systems Manager Patch Manager
In this lab, you’ll configure and implement patch manager using a predefined AWS-managed patch baseline, configure a custom patch baseline, and then implement it using a patch group.
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Create an IAM Role for Systems Manager
You’ll configure a role which will have permissions for EC2 instances to call Systems Manager.
Add Tags, Centrally View, and Manage Instances
You’ll add tags on instances configured for patching, and also centrally view and manage instances from AWS System Manager.
Configure Patch Manager Using Predefined AWS-managed Patch Baseline
You’ll configure Patch Manager using predefined baselines. Patch Manager provides predefined patch baselines for each supported operating system.
Create a Custom Patch Baseline (Amazon Linux 2)
You’ll configure a custom patch baseline which will include critical and important severity patches to the patch baseline.
Add a Patch Group to a Custom Patch Baseline
You’ll add EC2 instances to a patch group, and then add a patch group to the custom patch baseline.
Configure Patch Manager Using a Custom Patch Baseline (Linux)
You’ll implement the custom patch baseline using the configured patch group.
Provided environment for hands-on practice
We will provide the credentials and environment necessary for you to practice right within your browser.
Follow along with the author’s guided walkthrough and build something new in your provided environment!
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- AWS Certified Solutions Architect: Professional or equivalent knowledge
- Understanding of virtual machines in general, and AWS EC2 in particular (ability to tag instances)