Posted On: Jan 28, 2022

You can now visualize and monitor the number of concurrently running or queued Systems Manager Automation executions using Amazon CloudWatch. You can also create a CloudWatch alarm to get notified if the usage exceeds a defined threshold such as 80% of the service quota available for the AWS account.

You can use Systems Manager Automation to author runbooks to execute common IT tasks, such as patching or restarting instances, at scale with rate controls. Systems Manager Automation now provides better visibility to enable you to proactively manage the quota usage of concurrently running and queued Automation executions.

This feature is available at no additional charge in all AWS Regions where AWS Systems Manager is offered, except China Regions and AWS GovCloud (US) Regions. For more information about Automation, visit the Systems Manager Automation documentation.