Working with Patch Manager (console) - Amazon Systems Manager
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Working with Patch Manager (console)

To use Patch Manager, a capability of Amazon Systems Manager, complete the following tasks. These tasks are described in more detail in this section.

  1. Verify that the Amazon predefined patch baseline for each operating system type that you use meets your needs. If it doesn't, create a patch baseline that defines a standard set of patches for that managed node type and set it as the default instead.

  2. Organize managed nodes into patch groups by using Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) tags (optional, but recommended).

  3. Do one of the following:

  4. Monitor patching to verify compliance and investigate failures.