Requirements - Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud
Services or capabilities described in Amazon Web Services documentation might vary by Region. To see the differences applicable to the China Regions, see Getting Started with Amazon Web Services in China (PDF).


To use AMD SEV-SNP, you must do the following:

  • Use one of the following supported instance types:

    • General purpose: m6a.large | m6a.xlarge | m6a.2xlarge | m6a.4xlarge | m6a.8xlarge

    • Compute optimized: c6a.large | c6a.xlarge | c6a.2xlarge | c6a.4xlarge | c6a.8xlarge | c6a.12xlarge | c6a.16xlarge

    • Memory optimized: r6a.large | r6a.xlarge | r6a.2xlarge | r6a.4xlarge

  • Launch your instance in a supported Amazon Web Services Region. Currently, only US East (Ohio) and Europe (Ireland) are supported.

  • Use an AMI with uefi or uefi-preferred boot mode and an operating system that supports AMD SEV-SNP. For more information about AMD SEV-SNP support on your operating system, refer to the respective operating system's documentation. For Amazon, AMD SEV-SNP is supported on AL2023, RHEL 9.3, SLES 15 SP4, and Ubuntu 23.04 and later.