Posted On: Jul 27, 2020

AWS Systems Manager Quick Setup now integrates with AWS Organizations to allow you to easily enable visibility and control of your instances across AWS accounts and Regions. Now, with just a few clicks, you can enable operations best practices across your organization, such as patch compliance scanning and instance inventory collection.

With this launch you can use Quick Setup to automate your Systems Manager instance setup across your organization or for specific organization units, using your AWS Organizations master account. You can also keep your SSM Agents up to date across your organization. You can then easily enable best practice capabilities across your AWS accounts and Regions, such as scanning for patches, collecting software inventory, and installing and configuring the Amazon CloudWatch agent. These best practices provide continuous visibility into the security and compliance of your instances from the time they are launched. Once enabled, you can automatically view your compliance against these best practices across your organization from the Systems Manager operations dashboard, Explorer.

Systems Manager Quick Setup support for AWS Organizations is available in US East (N. Virginia), US East (Ohio), US West (N. California), US West (Oregon), Asia Pacific (Mumbai), Asia Pacific (Seoul), Asia Pacific (Singapore), Asia Pacific (Sydney), Asia Pacific (Tokyo), Canada (Central), Europe (Frankfurt), Europe (Ireland), Europe (London), Europe (Paris), and South America (São Paulo) AWS Regions.

To get started, choose Quick Setup from the Systems Manager left navigation menu. For more information about Quick Setup, visit the AWS Systems Manager product page and documentation on Systems Manager Quick Setup