Manage Greengrass core devices with Amazon Systems Manager - Amazon IoT Greengrass
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Manage Greengrass core devices with Amazon Systems Manager


Amazon IoT Greengrass doesn't currently support this feature on Windows core devices.

Systems Manager is an Amazon service that you can use to view and control your infrastructure on Amazon, including Amazon EC2 instances, on-premises servers and virtual machines (VMs), and edge devices. Systems Manager enables you to view operational data, automate operation tasks, and maintain security and compliance. When you register a machine with Systems Manager, it's called a managed node. For more information, see What is Amazon Systems Manager? in the Amazon Systems Manager User Guide.

The Amazon Systems Manager Agent (Systems Manager Agent) is software that you can install on devices to enable Systems Manager to update, manage, and configure them. To install the Systems Manager Agent on Greengrass core devices, deploy the Systems Manager Agent component. When you deploy the Systems Manager Agent for the first time, it registers the core device as a Systems Manager managed node. The Systems Manager Agent runs on the device to enable communication with the Systems Manager service in the Amazon Web Services Cloud. For more information about how to install and configure the Systems Manager Agent component, see Install the Amazon Systems Manager Agent.

Systems Manager tools and features are called capabilities. Greengrass core devices support all Systems Manager capabilities. For more information about these capabilities and how to use Systems Manager to manage core devices, see Systems Manager capabilities in the Amazon Systems Manager User Guide.

Amazon Systems Manager offers a standard-instances tier and an advanced-instances tier for Systems Manager managed nodes. If you're using Systems Manager for the first time, you start on the standard-instances tier. On the standard-instances tier, you can register up to 1,000 managed nodes per Amazon Web Services Region in your Amazon Web Services account. If you need to register more than 1,000 managed nodes in a single account and Region, or if you need to use the Session Manager capability, use the advanced-instances tier. For more information, see Configuring instance tiers in the Amazon Systems Manager User Guide.