Document history - AWS Marketplace

Document history

The following table describes the documentation for this release of the AWS Marketplace Seller Guide.

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ChangeDescriptionDate

Updated managed policy for sellers in AWS Marketplace

Updated AWSMarketplaceSellerFullAccess to add permissions related to accessing tax information.

February 8, 2024

Amazon EventBridge events for security reports

AWS Marketplace now supports Amazon EventBridge events, formerly called Amazon CloudWatch Events, when a security vulnerability report is available for a seller's products.

January 31, 2024

Support for Amazon EKS add-ons

Added content and procedures related to publishing to Amazon EKS add-ons from AWS Marketplace container-based product.

January 29, 2024

Added support for professional service sellers to resell products

Sellers can now create resell opportunities for channel partners as independent software vendors (ISVs).

January 18, 2024

General availability for future dated agreements in AWS Marketplace

All ISVs and AWS Marketplace Channel Partners can specify a future start date as part of publishing a private offer with upfront pricing.

January 16, 2024

New dashboard for usage

AWS Marketplace now supports a usage dashboard that provides a visualization and fine-grained data for customers using SaaS and server usage-based products.

January 10, 2024

New Quick Launch deployment option for sellers

Added content and procedures related to the new Quick Launch deployment option for software as a service (SaaS) products.

November 29, 2023

Flexible payment schedules are available for private offers

Flexible Payment Schedules (FPS) for private offers are now available to all customers in the AWS Marketplace. 

November 17, 2023

Added self-service content for container products

Added content and procedures related to self-service actions for container products.

November 3, 2023

New dashboard for agreements and renewals

AWS Marketplace now provides an agreements and renewals dashboard for sellers.

October 31, 2023

Amazon EventBridge events for change sets

AWS Marketplace now supports Amazon EventBridge events, formerly called Amazon CloudWatch Events, when a change set completes with a status of succeeded, failed, or cancelled.

October 31, 2023

Updated managed policy for sellers in AWS Marketplace Vendor Insights

AWS Marketplace updated AWSVendorInsightsVendorFullAccess to add permissions to update data sources.

October 18, 2023

Ending support for AWS Marketplace for Desktop Applications (AMDA)

AWS Marketplace ended support for AMDA on October 2, 2023. All content and procedures related to AMDA were removed from the guide.

October 2, 2023

Added self-service content for SaaS products

Added content and procedures related to self-service actions for software as a service (SaaS) products.

September 12, 2023

Daily disbursements are now available for AWS Marketplace sellers

Sellers in AWS Marketplace Management Portal now have the option to receive disbursements daily or monthly.

September 7, 2023

Support for Amazon EventBridge

AWS Marketplace now supports EventBridge events when sellers receive new offers.

September 6, 2023

New self-service onboarding experience for AWS Marketplace Vendor Insights

AWS Marketplace Vendor Insights now supports a self-service onboarding experience.

August 17, 2023

Updated managed policy for sellers in AWS Marketplace

Updated AWSMarketplaceSellerFullAccess to add permissions related to sharing entities.

June 1, 2023

Updated managed policy for sellers in AWS Marketplace

Updated AWSMarketplaceSellerFullAccess to add permissions related to account verifications, bank account verifications, case management, and seller notification details.

June 1, 2023

Added content about fine-grained access for AWS Marketplace

Added overview information, permissions, and procedures for fine-grained access in the AWS Marketplace Management Portal.

June 1, 2023

Added procedures for AMI products

Added self-service procedures for AMI products.

May 12, 2023

Ending support for Amazon Tax Exemption Program and US Tax Calculation Service on AWS Marketplace

Amazon Tax Exemption Program and US Tax Calculation Service were removed from the guide because support for this service ended effective March 6, 2023.

March 6, 2023

Added procedures for container products

Added new procedures for making changes to container product settings.

February 13, 2023

Ending support for AWS Marketplace Product Support Connection

AWS Marketplace Product Support Connection and sharing customer contact details using the Commerce Analytics Service are no longer supported as of November 30, 2022. AWS Marketplace removed AWS Marketplace Product Support Connection content from the guide.

January 27, 2023

Consulting partner name change

AWS Marketplace now refers to consulting partners as channel partners. The guide was updated to reflect the name change only.

January 26, 2023

Customer service team name change

The Managed Catalog Operations (MCO) team changed their name to AWS Marketplace Seller Operations team. The guide was updated to reflect the name change only.

January 24, 2023

Private offers page

Authenticated buyers can now view the AWS Marketplace private offers extended to their AWS account on the Private offers page.

January 19, 2023

Added topic about SaaS product settings

Added a new topic with procedures for making changes to SaaS product settings.

January 6, 2023

Updated managed policy for sellers in AWS Marketplace

AWS Marketplace updated AWSMarketplaceSellerFullAccess to add permissions to access seller dashboards.

December 23, 2022

Updated email notifications for sellers

Sellers are now notified when a private offer is published.

December 22, 2022

SaaS free trials for subscriptions are now available to sellers on AWS Marketplace

Sellers can now create free trials for subscription products.

December 16, 2022

Update seller experience for AMI self-service listing (version 2) on AWS Marketplace

Sellers on AWS Marketplace can now create a single-AMI product self-service listing. Sellers can make updates on their own without additional wait times for processing.

December 14, 2022

Updated three policies for tag-based authorization

Updated three policies (AWSMarketplaceSellerFullAccess, AWSMarketplaceSellerProductsFullAccess, and AWSMarketplaceSellerProductsReadOnly) for AWS Marketplace tag-based authorization feature.

December 9, 2022

Updated policies for sellers in AWS Marketplace Vendor Insights

Updated managed policies AWSVendorInsightsAssessorFullAccess and AWSVendorInsightsVendorReadOnly for AWS Marketplace Vendor Insights sellers.

November 30, 2022

Controlling access for sellers in AWS Marketplace Vendor Insights

Added a new topic for AWS Marketplace Vendor Insights to describe actions and permissions available to sellers.

November 30, 2022

Updated four managed policies for AWS Marketplace Vendor Insights

Updated AWSVendorInsightsAssessorFullAccess, AWSVendorInsightsAssessorReadOnly, AWSVendorInsightsVendorFullAccess, and AWSVendorInsightsVendorReadOnly managed policies for AWS Marketplace Vendor Insights.

November 28, 2022

Sellers can publish add-on products in Amazon EKS

The integration of AWS Marketplace and Amazon EKS enables sellers to present their products in the Amazon EKS console for buyers.

November 28, 2022

Updated AWS Marketplace Vendor Insights setup

Updated the setup procedure for AWS Marketplace Vendor Insights.

November 18, 2022

Updated two policies for AWS Marketplace Vendor Insights

Updated two policies AWSMarketplaceSellerProductsFullAccess and AWSMarketplaceSellerFullAccess for AWS Marketplace Vendor Insights.

July 26, 2022

Added two policies for AWS Marketplace Vendor Insights a feature offering software risk assessment.

Added two policies AWSVendorInsightsVendorFullAccess and AWSVendorInsightsVendorReadOnly for AWS Marketplace Vendor Insights a feature offering software risk assessment.

July 26, 2022

AWS Marketplace Vendor Insights is a new feature added to AWS Marketplace

AWS Marketplace Vendor Insights is a feature offering software risk assessment. AWS Marketplace Vendor Insights Vendor Insights is a feature offering software risk assessment.

July 26, 2022

AWS Marketplace Commerce Analytics Service permissions update

The AWS Marketplace Commerce Analytics Service has additional IAM permissions.

July 21, 2022

Seller Delivery Data Feeds Service section added

Documentation-only update to add the Seller Delivery Data Feeds Service section and reorganize the sections related to data feeds.

June 15, 2022

Supplementary reports section added

Added a new section for supplementary reports that AWS Marketplace provides for recent feature launches.

June 14, 2022

SaaS free trials for contracts are now available to sellers on AWS Marketplace

Sellers can now create free trials without additional development work by defining the free trial length, dimension(s) available in the trial period, and the amount of free usage capacity customers receive.

May 31, 2022

Email notifications added to buyer and seller transactions

New feature enabling email notifications to buyers and sellers verifying offers and agreements made in AWS Marketplace.

May 23, 2022

Examples added to creating your machine learning product listing

Documentation-only update to the machine learning section to include examples to show a comparison of the seller's view and the buyer's view when creating a machine learning product.

April 22, 2022

Updates to the machine learning section

Documentation-only updates have been made to the machine learning section to clarify procedures.

April 15, 2022

Israel is now an eligible jurisdiction

Residents in Israel are now eligible to become sellers on AWS Marketplace.

April 13, 2022

Updated for new items in offer data feed

Manufacturers will now receive offer information for offers created by their channel partner. This includes offers where the concerning account is the seller of record and the manufacturer for the offer as well.

March 29, 2022

Reseller opportunity notifications

Sellers now have the ability to receive notifications for reseller opportunities.

March 28, 2022

Added a video to professional services products

Updated the professional services products page with a video containing details on how to manage service products.

February 24, 2022

New topic about deploying a serverless SaaS integration solution

New information added for integrating serverless SaaS deployment, including a link to AWS Quick Start for a reference on deployment steps.

February 15, 2022

Minimal updates to Container-based requirements and AMI sections

Minimal updates to policies in Container-based requirements and removed incorrect information for AMI pricing contracts

February 14, 2022

Container versioning update

Documentation-only update to clarify how to push container images and other artifacts to repositories.

February 10, 2022

Update to ResolveCustomer code example for SaaS products

The ResolveCustomer code example for SaaS products has been updated to include CustomerAWSAccountID.

February 3, 2022

Added documentation for integrating AWS License Manager with AWS Marketplace for Containers Anywhere products

Documentation-only update to add detailed guidance on adding contract-pricing to your AWS Marketplace for Containers Anywhere products by integrating with License Manager.

February 1, 2022

SaaS SNS notifications update

Documentation-only update to clarify SaaS notification messages.

January 25, 2022

Ability for sellers to transact with EMEA-based buyers through Amazon Web Services EMEA SARL

Eligible AWS Marketplace sellers can now transact with customers whose AWS accounts are based in countries and territories in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) through Amazon Web Services EMEA SARL.

January 7, 2022

Added documentation for creating delivery options for container-based products with a Helm chart delivery method

Sellers can now provide delivery options with a Helm chart delivery method. Buyers can use these delivery options to launch a container-based application by installing a seller-provided Helm chart in their launch environment. When providing a Helm chart delivery method, sellers can enable QuickLaunch for buyers. QuickLaunch is a feature that buyers can use to use AWS CloudFormation to quickly create a new Amazon EKS cluster and launch a container-based application on it.

November 29, 2021

Update to existing policies

Security policies for AWS Marketplace sellers have been updated.

November 22, 2021

Contract pricing for AMI and Container-based products

Independent software vendors (ISVs) can now list a new AMI-based product or a Container-based product and offer upfront contract pricing for buyers.

November 17, 2021

Vendor metered tagging

Documentation-only update for vendor metered tagging, including code examples.

November 11, 2021

Amazon Simple Notification Service for AMI or Container products

Independent software vendors (ISVs) can receive notifications when customers subscribe to or unsubscribe from AMI or Container products through the Amazon Simple Notification Service.

November 10, 2021

New seller permissions

AWS Marketplace added new permissions to access the Offers and Partners tabs in the AWS Marketplace Management Portal.

November 9, 2021

Ability to deploy endpoints configured for Asynchronous Inference for machine learning products

For machine learning software that expects a higher payload inference than the maximum, or requires processing times that exceed the maximum processing time per invocation, buyers have the ability to deploy endpoints configured for Amazon SageMaker Asynchronous Inference.

November 8, 2021

Refund policy and approvals

Documentation-only update to clarify the refund policy and move all refund information to one central location in the AWS Marketplace Seller Guide.

August 20, 2021

Select or upload EULA for consulting partner private offers

Independent software vendors can now select or upload an End User License Agreement (EULA) when creating resale opportunities for consulting partners.

August 17, 2021

Custom product dimensions for SaaS contract products

Independent software vendors (ISVs) can now customize SaaS contract product dimensions when creating resale opportunities for consulting partners.

August 17, 2021

AWS Marketplace Field Demonstration Program

Documentation-only update to clarify the requirements for AWS Data Exchange dataset products for the AWS Marketplace Field Demonstration Program.

August 3, 2021

SaaS product guidelines update

Product guidelines for SaaS products have been updated.

July 29, 2021

Container-based product requirements update

Container-based product requirements have been updated.

July 29, 2021

AMI security policy update

Security policies for AMI products have been updated.

July 29, 2021

More eligible jurisdictions

The following are now eligible to become sellers on AWS Marketplace: Hong Kong SAR and Qatar.

June 23, 2021

Data feeds overview

Documentation-only update to give an overview of the structure of the data feeds available to sellers.

June 23, 2021

Updated the machine learning chapter

Documentation-only update to the information about creating and maintaining machine learning products.

May 27, 2021

Self-service updating for container products

Sellers now have a simpler and faster way to update their container-based products through the AWS Marketplace Management Portal.

December 17, 2020

Professional services

Sellers can now offer professional services to AWS Marketplace buyers. Added the professional services section to the documentation.

December 3, 2020

Self-service updating for AMI products

Sellers now have a simpler and faster way to update their Amazon Machine Image (AMI) based products through the AWS Marketplace Management Portal.

November 23, 2020

More eligible jurisdictions

The following are now eligible to become sellers on AWS Marketplace: Bahrain, Norway, Switzerland, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

June 17, 2020

You can offer upgrades and renewals on accepted private offers

For SaaS contract and SaaS contracts with consumption products, you can offer upgrades and renewals using private offers on previously-accepted private offers.

May 28, 2020

More information is available in data feeds

More information from reports is broken down into smaller data feeds to simplify finding and analyzing data.

May 21, 2020

Standardized license terms are now available

You can offer standardized license terms in place of custom EULAs to simplify the contracting process.

April 28, 2020

Australia and New Zealand are eligible jurisdictions

The following are now eligible to become sellers on AWS Marketplace: (i) Permanent residents and citizens of Australia (AU) New Zealand (NZ) or (ii) business entities organized or incorporated in one of those areas.

April 2, 2020

Container products now support custom metering and pricing enhancements

If you want to define your own pricing units and meter that usage to us for billing, integrate with the AWS Marketplace Metering Service's meterUsage action.

November 14, 2019

AWS Marketplace supports data products through AWS Data Exchange

You can now provide data products in AWS Marketplace.

November 13, 2019

Introducing the AWS Marketplace Catalog API service

The AWS Marketplace Catalog API service provides an API interface for approved sellers to programmatically manage their products.

November 12, 2019

AWS Marketplace supports paid hourly containers

AWS Marketplace now supports paid hourly containers running on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS).

September 25, 2019

Updated AMI product functionality

You can now deploy AMIs and Lambda functions together using AWS CloudFormation.

September 11, 2019

Added Security section

Consolidated security content under a new Security section.

May 7, 2019

Updated AMI security policies

Updated the security policies for AMI products

April 11, 2019

Added versioning information to Machine Learning Products section

Added content describing product version capability for machine learning products.

March 21, 2019

Added Machine Learning Products section

Added content for publishing machine learning products

November 28, 2018

Added Container-Based Products section

Added content for publishing container-based products.

November 27, 2018

Updated link for submitting seller help request

Changed email address to webform address.

October 22, 2018

Added SaaS contracts with consumption content

Restructured SaaS content and added content to support release of SaaS contracts with consumption features.

October 18, 2018

Added content about flexible payment schedule for private offers

Added content to support release of flexible payment scheduler for private offers content.

October 15, 2018

Updated IAM permissions content

Added content to support of new IAM permission for AMMP read only access.

October 9, 2018

Added content about consulting partner private offers

Added content to support Consulting Partner Private Offers feature release.

October 9, 2018

Added content about private image builds

Added content to support release of Private Image Build for AMIs feature.

August 13, 2018

Added search engine optimization guidance for sellers.

Added guidance for sellers who want to optimize their product for search.

July 3, 2018

Updated link to AWS Marketplace logos

Updated link to point to new AWS Marketplace logos.

June 12, 2018

Added seller guides

Converted all PDF seller guides to online content.

May 9, 2018