Accelerate onboarding prerequisites - AMS Accelerate Operations Plan

Accelerate onboarding prerequisites

These are the technical dependencies that Accelerate components rely on.

AMS Accelerate VPC endpoints

A VPC endpoint enables private connections between your VPC and supported AWS services and VPC endpoint services powered by AWS. If you need to filter outbound internet connectivity, configure the following VPC service endpoints to ensure that AMS Accelerate has connectivity with it's service dependencies.

com.amazonaws.region.logs com.amazonaws.region.monitoring com.amazonaws.region.ec2 com.amazonaws.region.ec2messages com.amazonaws.region.ssm com.amazonaws.region.ssmmessages com.amazonaws.region.s3

For information about AWS VPC endpoints, see VPC endpoints.

Outbound internet connectivity

If your VPC outbound connectivity to the internet is restricted, the following must be opened for Accelerate to function properly:

EC2 patching endpoints. The following sections from the JSON file in the ZIP apply to Accelerate:

  • WindowsPatching

  • RedHatPatching

  • AmazonLinuxPatching

  • EPELRepository

AWS Systems Manager on EC2 instances

You must install the AWS Systems Manager Agent (SSM Agent) on all of the EC2 instances you want AMS to manage. For details, see Instance-level onboarding.