Working with runbooks for clusters - Amazon Systems Manager
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Working with runbooks for clusters

You can remediate issues with Amazon resources from Application Manager, a capability of Amazon Systems Manager, by using Systems Manager Automation runbooks. When you choose Start runbook from an Application Manager cluster, the system displays a filtered list of runbooks based on the type of resources in your cluster. When you choose the runbook you want to start, Systems Manager opens the Execute automation document page.

Before you begin

Before you start a runbook from Application Manager, do the following:

  • Verify that you have the correct permissions for starting runbooks. For more information, see Setting up Automation.

  • Review the Automation procedure documentation about starting runbooks. For more information, see Running automations.

  • If you intend to start runbooks on multiple resources at one time, review the documentation about using targets and rate controls. For more information, see Run automations at scale.

To start a runbook for clusters from Application Manager
  1. Open the Amazon Systems Manager console at

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Application Manager.

  3. In the Container clusters section, choose a container type.

  4. Choose the cluster in the list. Application Manager opens the Overview tab.

  5. On the Runbooks tab, choose Start runbook. Application Manager opens the Execute automation document page in a new tab. For information about the options in the Execute automation document page, see Running automations.