Understanding agent statuses - AWS DataSync

Understanding agent statuses

The following table describes each agent status, and if and when you should take action based on the status.

Agent status Meaning
ONLINE The agent is configured properly and is available to use. The ONLINE status is the normal running status for an agent.
OFFLINE The agent's virtual machine (VM) is turned off or the agent is in an unhealthy state and has been out of contact with the service for five minutes or longer. When the issue that caused the unhealthy state is resolved, the agent returns to ONLINE status.