Install the CloudWatch agent using Amazon Systems Manager - Amazon CloudWatch
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Install the CloudWatch agent using Amazon Systems Manager

Use the following topics to install and run the CloudWatch agent using Amazon Systems Manager.

Using Systems Manager makes it easier to install the CloudWatch agent on a fleet of Amazon EC2 instances. You can download the agent onto one server and create the CloudWatch agent configuration file that you want to use for all the servers in the fleet. Then you can use Systems Manager to install the agent on the other servers, using the configuration file that you created.