Posted On: Jul 10, 2020
AWS Systems Manager now integrates with AWS Config to track configuration changes to inventory files on managed instances collected by AWS Systems Manager Inventory. A managed instance is a virtual machine that is configured for use with AWS Systems Manager. You can now track changes to file type inventory data from managed instances with the file attributes, such as name, version, installation directory, description, and so on. For example, you can now track changes to a license version file for an installed application on a managed instance.
To get started, enable AWS Config in your AWS account. Then, select SSM:FileData from the AWS Config resource types. If you previously configured AWS Config to record all resource types, then AWS Systems Manager file data is tracked automatically.
Systems Manager Inventory file data integration with AWS Config is available in Asia Pacific (Mumbai), Asia Pacific (Seoul), Asia Pacific (Singapore), Asia Pacific (Sydney), Asia Pacific (Tokyo), Asia Pacific (Hong Kong), Canada (Central), Europe (Frankfurt), Europe (Ireland), Europe (London), Europe (Paris), Europe (Stockholm), Europe (Milan), Middle East (Bahrain), South Africa (Cape Town), South America (São Paulo), US East (N. Virginia), US East (Ohio), US West (N. California), and US West (Oregon) Regions. To learn more, visit the AWS Systems Manager Inventory documentation. To learn more about AWS Config, visit the AWS Config webpage. To learn more about managing your instances with AWS Systems Manager, visit the AWS Systems Manager home page.