Amazon Systems Manager - Getting Started with Amazon Web Services in China
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.

Amazon Systems Manager

Amazon Systems Manager (formerly Amazon EC2 Systems Manager) is a unified interface that allows you to easily centralize operational data and automate tasks across your Amazon resources. Systems Manager shortens the time to detect and resolve operational problems in your infrastructure. Systems Manager gives you a complete view of your infrastructure performance and configuration, simplifies resource and application management, and makes it easy to operate and manage your infrastructure at scale.

Region Availability

Amazon Systems Manager is available in the following regions in China:

  • Beijing Region

  • Ningxia Region

Feature Availability and Implementation Differences

The Amazon Web Services in China implementation of Systems Manager is unique in the following ways.

General

Using Systems Manager to configure, access, and manage Amazon IoT Greengrass Version 2 devices is not supported.

Application Manager

Creating Amazon CloudFormation templates and stacks by using Application Manager is not currently supported.

Automation

The Automation aws:copyImage action is not supported.

Concurrently running automations in multiple Amazon Web Services Regions and accounts is not supported.

The following Automation actions for invoking APIs from other Amazon services are not supported:

  • aws:executeAwsApi

  • aws:waitForAwsResourceProperty

  • aws:assertAwsResourceProperty

Change Manager

The Change Manager capability is not currently supported.

Patch Manager

The Patch now feature in Patch Manager is not currently supported.

Session Manager

To download the Session Manager plugin for Systems Manager, for use on your local machine, use the following URls:

SSM Agent

Installation files for SSM Agent are available for both the Beijing and Ningxia Regions, for all supported operating systems. For information, see the following section, SSM Agent installation files in the Beijing and Ningxia Regions.

SSM Agent installation files in the Beijing and Ningxia Regions

To install SSM Agent on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances, choose the appropriate installation file URL for your Amazon Web Services Region and operating system.

Use the following files when installing SSM Agent on Amazon Linux Amazon EC2 instances. For full instructions, see Manually installing SSM Agent on Amazon Linux instances.

ARM64
  • Beijing Region

    https://s3.cn-north-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-north-1/latest/linux_amd64/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm
  • Ningxia Region

    https://s3.cn-northwest-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-northwest-1/latest/linux_amd64/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm
x86_64
  • Beijing Region

    https://s3.cn-north-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-north-1/latest/linux_amd64/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm
  • Ningxia Region

    https://s3.cn-northwest-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-northwest-1/latest/linux_amd64/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm
x86
  • Beijing Region

    https://s3.cn-north-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-north-1/latest/linux_386/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm
  • Ningxia Region

    https://s3.cn-northwest-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-northwest-1/latest/linux_386/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm

Use the following files when installing SSM Agent on Amazon Linux 2 Amazon EC2 instances. For full instructions, see Manually installing SSM Agent on Amazon Linux 2 instances.

ARM64
  • Beijing Region

    https://s3.cn-north-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-north-1/latest/linux_amd64/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm
  • Ningxia Region

    https://s3.cn-northwest-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-northwest-1/latest/linux_amd64/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm
x86_64
  • Beijing Region

    https://s3.cn-north-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-north-1/latest/linux_amd64/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm
  • Ningxia Region

    https://s3.cn-northwest-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-northwest-1/latest/linux_amd64/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm

Use the following files when installing SSM Agent on CentOS Amazon EC2 instances. For full instructions, see Manually installing SSM Agent on CentOS instances.

CentOS 8
ARM64
  • Beijing Region

    https://s3.cn-north-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-north-1/latest/linux_arm64/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm
  • Ningxia Region

    https://s3.cn-northwest-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-northwest-1/latest/linux_arm64/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm
x86_64
  • Beijing Region

    https://s3.cn-north-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-north-1/latest/linux_amd64/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm
  • Ningxia Region

    https://s3.cn-northwest-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-northwest-1/latest/linux_amd64/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm
CentOS 7
ARM64
  • Beijing Region

    https://s3.cn-north-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-north-1/latest/linux_arm64/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm
  • Ningxia Region

    https://s3.cn-northwest-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-northwest-1/latest/linux_arm64/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm
x86_64
  • Beijing Region

    https://s3.cn-north-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-north-1/latest/linux_amd64/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm
  • Ningxia Region

    https://s3.cn-northwest-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-northwest-1/latest/linux_amd64/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm
CentOS 6
ARM64
  • Beijing Region

    https://s3.cn-north-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-north-1/3.0.1390.0/linux_386/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm
  • Ningxia Region

    https://s3.cn-northwest-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-northwest-1/3.0.1390.0/linux_386/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm
x86_64
  • Beijing Region

    https://s3.cn-north-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-north-1/3.0.1390.0/linux_amd64/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm
  • Ningxia Region

    https://s3.cn-northwest-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-northwest-1/3.0.1390.0/linux_amd64/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm

Use the following files when installing SSM Agent on CentOS Stream Amazon EC2 instances. For full instructions, see Manually installing SSM Agent on CentOS Stream instances.

ARM64
  • Beijing Region

    https://s3.cn-north-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-north-1/latest/linux_arm64/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm
  • Ningxia Region

    https://s3.cn-northwest-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-northwest-1/latest/linux_arm64/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm
x86_64
  • Beijing Region

    https://s3.cn-north-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-north-1/latest/linux_amd64/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm
  • Ningxia Region

    https://s3.cn-northwest-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-northwest-1/latest/linux_amd64/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm

Use the following files when installing SSM Agent on Debian Server Amazon EC2 instances. For full instructions, see Manually installing SSM Agent on Debian Server instances.

ARM64
  • Beijing Region

    https://s3.cn-north-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-north-1/latest/debian_arm64/amazon-ssm-agent.deb
  • Ningxia Region

    https://s3.cn-northwest-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-northwest-1/latest/debian_arm64/amazon-ssm-agent.deb
x86_64
  • Beijing Region

    https://s3.cn-north-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-north-1/latest/debian_amd64/amazon-ssm-agent.deb
  • Ningxia Region

    https://s3.cn-northwest-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-northwest-1/latest/debian_amd64/amazon-ssm-agent.deb

Use the following files when installing SSM Agent on Oracle Linux Amazon EC2 instances. For full instructions, see Manually installing SSM Agent on Oracle Linux instances.

x86_64
  • Beijing Region

    https://s3.cn-north-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-north-1/latest/linux_amd64/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm
  • Ningxia Region

    https://s3.cn-northwest-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-northwest-1/latest/linux_amd64/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm

Use the following files when installing SSM Agent on RHEL Amazon EC2 instances. For full instructions, see Manually installing SSM Agent on RHEL instances.

RHEL 8
ARM64
  • Beijing Region

    https://s3.amazonaws.com/ec2-downloads-windows/SSMAgent/latest/linux_arm64/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm
  • Ningxia Region

    https://s3.amazonaws.com/ec2-downloads-windows/SSMAgent/latest/linux_arm64/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm
x86_64
  • Beijing Region

    https://s3.cn-north-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-north-1/latest/linux_amd64/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm
  • Ningxia Region

    https://s3.cn-northwest-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-northwest-1/latest/linux_amd64/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm
RHEL 7
ARM64
  • Beijing Region

    https://s3.cn-north-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-north-1/latest/linux_arm64/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm
  • Ningxia Region

    https://s3.cn-northwest-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-northwest-1/latest/linux_arm64/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm
x86_64
  • Beijing Region

    https://s3.cn-north-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-north-1/latest/linux_amd64/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm
  • Ningxia Region

    https://s3.cn-northwest-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-northwest-1/latest/linux_amd64/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm
RHEL 6
x86_64
  • Beijing Region

    https://s3.cn-north-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-north-1/3.0.1390.0/linux_amd64/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm
  • Ningxia Region

    https://s3.cn-northwest-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-northwest-1/3.0.1390.0/linux_amd64/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm
x86
  • Beijing Region

    https://s3.cn-north-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-north-1/3.0.1390.0/linux_386/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm
  • Ningxia Region

    https://s3.cn-northwest-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-northwest-1/3.0.1390.0/linux_386/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm

Use the following files when installing SSM Agent on Rocky Linux Amazon EC2 instances. For full instructions, see Manually installing SSM Agent on Rocky Linux instances.

ARM64
  • Beijing Region

    https://s3.cn-north-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-north-1/latest/linux_arm64/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm
  • Ningxia Region

    https://s3.cn-northwest-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-northwest-1/latest/linux_arm64/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm
x86_64
  • Beijing Region

    https://s3.cn-north-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-north-1/latest/linux_amd64/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm
  • Ningxia Region

    https://s3.cn-northwest-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-northwest-1/latest/linux_amd64/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm

Use the following files when installing SSM Agent on SLES Amazon EC2 instances. For full instructions, see Manually installing SSM Agent on SLES instances.

ARM64
  • Beijing Region

    https://s3.cn-north-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-north-1/latest/linux_arm64/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm
  • Ningxia Region

    https://s3.cn-northwest-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-northwest-1/latest/linux_arm64/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm
x86_64
  • Beijing Region

    https://s3.cn-north-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-north-1/latest/linux_amd64/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm
  • Ningxia Region

    https://s3.cn-northwest-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-northwest-1/latest/linux_amd64/amazon-ssm-agent.rpm

Use the following files when installing SSM Agent on Ubuntu Server Amazon EC2 instances. For full instructions, see Manually installing SSM Agent on Ubuntu Server instances.

Ubuntu Server 20.10 STR & 20.04, 18.04, and 16.04 LTS 64-bit (Snap)

Installation on these versions of Ubuntu Server uses the Snap format instead of installation commands with URLs for installation files. For instructions, see Install SSM Agent on Ubuntu Server 20.10 STR & 20.04, 18.04, and 16.04 LTS 64-bit (Snap).

Ubuntu Server 16.04 and 14.04 64-bit (deb)
x86_64
  • Beijing Region

    https://s3.cn-north-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-north-1/latest/debian_amd64/amazon-ssm-agent.deb
  • Ningxia Region

    https://s3.cn-northwest-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-northwest-1/latest/debian_amd64/amazon-ssm-agent.deb
Ubuntu Server 16.04 and 14.04 32-bit
x86
  • Beijing Region

    https://s3.cn-north-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-north-1/latest/debian_386/amazon-ssm-agent.deb
  • Ningxia Region

    https://s3.cn-northwest-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-northwest-1/latest/debian_386/amazon-ssm-agent.deb

Use the following files when installing SSM Agent on Windows Server Amazon EC2 instances. For full instructions, see Manually installing SSM Agent on Windows Server instances

x86_64
  • Beijing Region

    https://s3.cn-north-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-north-1/latest/windows_amd64/AmazonSSMAgentSetup.exe
  • Ningxia Region

    https://s3.cn-northwest-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-northwest-1/latest/windows_amd64/AmazonSSMAgentSetup.exe
x86
  • Beijing Region

    https://s3.cn-north-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-north-1/latest/windows_386/AmazonSSMAgentSetup.exe
  • Ningxia Region

    https://s3.cn-northwest-1.amazonaws.com.cn/amazon-ssm-cn-northwest-1/latest/windows_386/AmazonSSMAgentSetup.exe

Guides and References

Amazon Web Services in China user guides are available in HTML and PDF, in both Chinese and English. API references are available in HTML and PDF. Some API references may be available only in English. Currently, not all API references are available in the Beijing and Ningxia Regions. Links to some API references will take you to the global Amazon Web Services site. Note that some features and functionality described in the guides and references may not be available in the current Amazon Web Services in China release.

General Information About Amazon Web Services in China

The following information applies to all Amazon Web Services that are available in the China Regions.

Amazon Web Services Accounts in the China Regions

To use services in the Beijing and Ningxia Regions, you need an account and credentials specific to each of those Regions.

  • Accounts and credentials for other Amazon Regions will not work for services operating in the Beijing and Ningxia Regions.

  • Accounts and credentials for the Beijing and Ningxia Regions will not work for other Amazon Regions.

  • For more information, see Signup, Accounts, and Credentials

Domain for Amazon Web Services in China

The domain for Amazon Web Services in China is www.amazonaws.cn.

Endpoints & Amazon Resource Names (ARNs)

For information about endpoints and ARNs in Amazon Web Services in China, see Endpoints and ARNs for Amazon Web Services in China

Availability Zones for the China Regions

  • In the Beijing Region, there are three Availability Zones.

  • In the Ningxia Region, there are three Availability Zones.

General Information for Amazon Web Services in China

The following applies to all Amazon Web Services that are available in the China Regions. For detailed information about specific Amazon Web Services, see the service-specific topic in this guide.

  • Amazon Identity and Access Management (IAM)

    • You can grant or deny a service access to resources using the Principal policy element.

    • Service principal values vary by Region.

  • EC2-Classic Platform

    • The EC2-Classic platform is not supported.

  • Free Usage Tier

    • The free usage tier is supported in the Ningxia Region.

    • The free usage tier is not supported in the Beijing Region.

Amazon Web Services Console

The console for Amazon Web Services in China is unique to China. The screenshots in the Amazon Web Services guides might differ from what you see on your console. For information about differences in service functionality, see the topics for each service in this guide.

Code Examples

The Amazon Web Services documentation might include endpoints and ARNs in code examples that are not specific to the Beijing and Ningxia Regions. When using examples, verify you are using the endpoints and ARNs for your Region.