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AWS Systems Manager Inventory Manager

You can use AWS Systems Manager Inventory to collect operating system (OS), application, and instance metadata from your Amazon EC2 instances and your on-premises servers or virtual machines (VMs) in your hybrid environment. You can query the metadata to quickly understand which instances are running the software and configurations required by your software policy, and which instances need to be updated.

Getting Started with Inventory

To get started with Inventory, complete the following tasks.

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Verify Systems Manager prerequisites.

Systems Manager Prerequisites

Configure Inventory by creating a Systems Manager State Manager association.

Configuring Inventory Collection (Amazon EC2 console)

Collecting Inventory by Using the AWS CLI