AWS Systems Manager
User Guide

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Supported Operating Systems

Your Amazon 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

Windows Server

Version Intel 32-bit (x86) Intel 64-bit (x86_64) ARM 64-bit (arm64)
2003 and 2003 R2
2008
2008 R2
2012 and 2012 R2
2016
2019

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

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

Debian Server

Versions Intel 32-bit (x86) Intel 64-bit (x86_64) ARM 64-bit (arm64)
Jessie (8)
Stretch (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
7.0
7.4
7.5
7.6

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

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

Raspbian

Version ARM 32-bit (arm)
Jessie
Stretch

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