Amazon Inspector supported operating systems and Regions - Amazon Inspector

Amazon Inspector supported operating systems and Regions

This chapter provides information about the operating systems and AWS Regions that Amazon Inspector supports.

Important

Currently, Amazon Inspector assessment targets can consist only of EC2 instances. You can run an agentless assessment with the Network Reachability rules package on any EC2 instances regardless of operating system.

For information about the Amazon Inspector rules packages that are available across supported operating systems, see Amazon Inspector rules packages for supported operating systems.

Supported Linux-based operating systems for the Amazon Inspector agent

You can use the Amazon Inspector agent on 64-bit x86 and Arm EC2 instances. The agent is compatible with the following versions of Linux-based operating systems:

  • 64-bit x86 instances

    • Amazon Linux 2

    • Amazon Linux (2018.03, 2017.09, 2017.03, 2016.09, 2016.03, 2015.09, 2015.03, 2014.09, 2014.03, 2013.09, 2013.03, 2012.09, 2012.03)

    • Ubuntu (20.4 LTS, 18.04 LTS, 16.04 LTS, 14.04 LTS)

    • Debian (10.x, 9.0 - 9.5, 8.0 - 8.7)

    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (8.x, 7.2 - 7.x, 6.2 - 6.9)

    • CentOS (7.2 - 7.x, 6.2 - 6.9)

  • Arm instances

    • Amazon Linux 2

    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (7.6 - 7.x)

    • Ubuntu (18.04 LTS, 16.04 LTS)

Supported Windows-based operating systems for the Amazon Inspector agent

You can use the Amazon Inspector agent only on EC2 instances that run the 64-bit version of the following Windows-based operating systems:

  • Windows Server 2019 Base

  • Windows Server 2016 Base

  • Windows Server 2012 R2

  • Windows Server 2012

  • Windows Server 2008 R2

Supported AWS Regions

Amazon Inspector is supported in the following AWS Regions:

  • US East (Ohio)

  • US East (N. Virginia)

  • US West (N. California)

  • US West (Oregon)

  • Asia Pacific (Mumbai)

  • Asia Pacific (Seoul)

  • Asia Pacific (Sydney)

  • Asia Pacific (Tokyo)

  • Europe (Frankfurt)

  • Europe (Ireland)

  • Europe (London)

  • Europe (Stockholm)

  • AWS GovCloud (US-East)

  • AWS GovCloud (US-West)

Note

The Network Reachability rules package is not available in the AWS GovCloud (US) Regions.