Back to Basics: Automating Patching of EC2 Instances Using Systems Manager

Enterprise customers often run large number of EC2 instances. Patching these large quantities of instances manually takes a long time and there is a scope for mistakes which is why companies prefer automating the process. Additionally, some of these applications are critical applications in which the applications cannot be patched randomly and needs to be completed within certain time constraints. This is where customers can utilize features of Systems Manager like SSM Patch Manager, Maintenance windows and Patch Group to automate patching of their EC2 instances and minimize downtime. Join Zaiba as she dissects an end-to-end architecture that leverages SSM Patch Manager to automate patching your EC2 instances.

Additional Resources:
AWS Systems Manager:
AWS Systems Manager documentation:
Systems Manager Patch Manager:
Patching your Windows EC2 instances using AWS Systems Manager Patch Manager:

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Publisher: Amazon Web Services
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