AWS Systems Manager

Manage your resources on AWS and in multicloud and hybrid environments

13 AWS Systems Manager features

free with AWS Free Tier

Improve visibility and control in the cloud, on premises, and at the edge.

Shorten the time to detect and resolve operational issues.

Maintain instance compliance against your patch, configuration, and custom policies.

Automate configuration and ongoing management of your applications and resources.

How it works

AWS Systems Manager is a secure end-to-end management solution for resources on AWS and in multicloud and hybrid environments.


AWS Systems Manager is the operations hub for your AWS applications and resources, and is broken into four core feature groups.

Use cases

Centralize operational data

Aggregate data in a single console and gain actionable insights across AWS services such as Amazon CloudWatch, AWS CloudTrail, and AWS Config, as well as third-party tools.

Automatically resolve application issues

Leverage operational data to easily manage applications and identify issues quickly across associated AWS resource groups.

Simplify resource management

Automate processes such as patching and resource changes across AWS, on premises, and other clouds. Quickly diagnose and remediate operational issues before they affect users.

Remediate security events

Adapt your security and compliance profile and analyze security events after the fact to prevent a future reoccurrence.

How to get started

Learn more about AWS Systems Manager

Learn how to centralize operational data from multiple AWS services and automate tasks across your AWS resources.

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Start using AWS Systems Manager for free

Try the 13 free features available with the AWS Free Tier.

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Find out how AWS Systems Manager works

Learn more about system configurations, maintenance windows, maintaining software compliance, and more.

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