Supported operating systems - AWS Systems Manager

Supported operating systems

Your EC2 instances, on-premises servers, and virtual machines (VMs) must be running one of the following operating systems in order to be used with AWS Systems Manager.

Operating system types

Linux

Amazon Linux
Versions Intel 32-bit (x86) Intel 64-bit (x86_64) ARM 64-bit (arm64)
2012.03 – 2018.03
Note

Beginning with version 2015.03, Amazon Linux is released in Intel 64-bit (x86_64) versions only.

Amazon Linux 2
Versions Intel 32-bit (x86) Intel 64-bit (x86_64) ARM 64-bit (arm64)
2.0 and all later versions
CentOS
Versions Intel 32-bit (x86) Intel 64-bit (x86_64) ARM 64-bit (arm64)
6.0
6.3 and later 6.x versions
7.1 and later 7.x versions
8.0, 8.1, and 8.2 versions
Debian Server
Versions Intel 32-bit (x86) Intel 64-bit (x86_64) ARM 64-bit (arm64)
Jessie (8)
Stretch (9)
Buster (10)
Oracle Linux
Versions Intel 32-bit (x86) Intel 64-bit (x86_64) ARM 64-bit (arm64)
7.5
7.6
7.7
7.8
7.9
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Versions Intel 32-bit (x86) Intel 64-bit (x86_64) ARM 64-bit (arm64)
6.0
6.5
6.9
6.10
7.0
7.1
7.2
7.3
7.4
7.5
7.6
7.7
7.8
8.0
8.1
8.2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES)
Versions Intel 32-bit (x86) Intel 64-bit (x86_64) ARM 64-bit (arm64)
12 and later 12.x versions
15 and later 15.x versions
Ubuntu Server
Versions Intel 32-bit (x86) Intel 64-bit (x86_64) ARM 64-bit (arm64)
12.04 LTS and 14.04 LTS
16.04 LTS and 18.04 LTS
20.04 LTS and 20.10 STR

Raspbian

Version ARM 32-bit (arm)
Jessie
Stretch

Windows Server

Version Intel 32-bit (x86) Intel 64-bit (x86_64) ARM 64-bit (arm64)
2008
2008 R2
2012 and 2012 R2
2016
2019
Important

SSM Agent requires Windows PowerShell 3.0 or later to run certain SSM Documents on Windows Server instances (for example, the legacy AWS-ApplyPatchBaseline document). Verify that your Windows Server instances are running Windows Management Framework 3.0 or later. This framework includes Windows PowerShell. For more information, see Windows Management Framework 3.0.