Verify the Session Manager plugin installation - Amazon Systems Manager
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Verify the Session Manager plugin installation

Run the following commands to verify that the Session Manager plugin installed successfully.

session-manager-plugin

If the installation was successful, the following message is returned.

The Session Manager plugin is installed successfully. Use the Amazon CLI to start a session.

You can also test the installation by running the following command in the Amazon CLI. In the following command, replace instance-id with your own information.

aws ssm start-session --target instance-id

This command will work only if your Session Manager administrator has granted you the necessary IAM permissions to access the target managed node using Session Manager.