Module 1: Environment setup for Greengrass - Amazon IoT Greengrass
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Amazon IoT Greengrass Version 1 entered the extended life phase on June 30, 2023. For more information, see the Amazon IoT Greengrass V1 maintenance policy. After this date, Amazon IoT Greengrass V1 won't release updates that provide features, enhancements, bug fixes, or security patches. Devices that run on Amazon IoT Greengrass V1 won't be disrupted and will continue to operate and to connect to the cloud. We strongly recommend that you migrate to Amazon IoT Greengrass Version 2, which adds significant new features and support for additional platforms.

Module 1: Environment setup for Greengrass

This module shows you how to get an out-of-the-box Raspberry Pi, Amazon EC2 instance, or other device ready to be used by Amazon IoT Greengrass as your Amazon IoT Greengrass core device.


Or, to use a script that sets up your core device for you, see Quick start: Greengrass device setup.

This module should take less than 30 minutes to complete.

Before you begin, read the requirements for this tutorial. Then, follow the setup instructions in one of the following topics. Choose only the topic that applies to your core device type.


To learn how to use Amazon IoT Greengrass running in a prebuilt Docker container, see Running Amazon IoT Greengrass in a Docker container.