Module 2: Installing the AWS IoT Greengrass Core software - AWS IoT Greengrass

You are viewing the documentation for AWS IoT Greengrass Version 1, which has moved into maintenance mode. If you're new to AWS IoT Greengrass, we strongly recommend that you use AWS IoT Greengrass Version 2, which receives new features, includes all key V1 features, and supports for additional platforms and continuous deployments to large fleets of devices. For more information, see What's new in AWS IoT Greengrass V2 and Move from AWS IoT Greengrass V1 to V2.

Module 2: Installing the AWS IoT Greengrass Core software

This module shows you how to install the AWS IoT Greengrass Core software on your chosen device. In this module, you first create a Greengrass group and core. Then, you download, configure, and start the software on your core device. For more information about AWS IoT Greengrass Core software functionality, see Configure the AWS IoT Greengrass core.

Before you begin, make sure that you have completed the setup steps in Module 1 for your chosen device.

Tip

AWS IoT Greengrass also provides other options for installing the AWS IoT Greengrass Core software. For example, you can use Greengrass device setup to configure your environment and install the latest version of the AWS IoT Greengrass Core software. Or, on supported Debian platforms, you can use the APT package manager to install or upgrade the AWS IoT Greengrass Core software. For more information, see Install the AWS IoT Greengrass Core software.

This module should take less than 30 minutes to complete.