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Steps to Add an EC2 Windows Instance in AWS SSM

In this blog, we will show you the Steps to Add an EC2 Windows Instance in AWS SSM.

 

ENVIRONMENT OVERVIEW FOR SSM CONFIGURATION

 

  • For demo purposes, we created a windows 2012 R2 EC2 instance under the Mumbai region.

Steps to Add an EC2 Windows Instance in AWS SSM

 

CREATING IAM ROLE FOR EC2 SSM

 

  • Go to the services page and search for the IAM service.

Steps to Add an EC2 Windows Instance in AWS SSM

 

  • Click on Roles option and create a new role.

 

  • Select the EC2 Service and click Next.

 

  • Search for AmazonEC2RoleforSSM and select it. Then click Next.

 

  • In the review page, provide the role name and description and click on create the role.

 

  • The role created successfully.

 

ASSIGNING THE ROLES TO EC2 INSTANCES

 

  • Go to the services page and access EC2 service.

Steps to Add an EC2 Windows Instance in AWS SSM

 

  • Right click on EC2 instance and go to instance settings and click on Attach/Replace IAM role.

Steps to Add an EC2 Windows Instance in AWS SSM

 

  • Select the newly created role from the drop-down list and click the Apply button.

Steps to Add an EC2 Windows Instance in AWS SSM

 

VERIFICATION

 

  • Go to AWS services and search for systems manager.

Steps to Add an EC2 Windows Instance in AWS SSM

 

Note: By default, it will take upto 5 minutes to display your machine in Systems Manager.

 

  • Click on Managed Instances under Instances & Nodes. You will able to see your EC2 machine on the list.

Steps to Add an EC2 Windows Instance in AWS SSM

 

REFERENCE

 

https://docs.aws.amazon.com/systems-manager/latest/userguide/sysman-install-win.html

 

Thanks for reading this blog. We hope it was useful for you to know about the steps to Add an EC2 Windows Instance in AWS SSM.

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