AWS Systems Manager
User Guide

Subscribing to SSM Agent Notifications

Amazon SNS can notify you when new versions of SSM Agent are released. Use the following procedure to subscribe to these notifications.

To subscribe to SSM Agent notifications

  1. Open the Amazon SNS console at

  2. In the navigation bar, change the region to US East (N. Virginia), if it is not selected already. You must select this region because the SNS notifications that you are subscribing to were created in this region.

  3. In the navigation pane, choose Subscriptions.

  4. Choose Create subscription.

  5. In the Create subscription dialog box, do the following:

    1. For Topic ARN, use the following Amazon Resource Name (ARN):

    2. For Protocol, choose Email or SMS.

    3. For Endpoint, type an email address that you can use to receive the notifications. If you choose SMS, type an area code and number.

    4. Choose Create subscription.

  6. If you chose Email, you'll receive an email asking you to confirm your subscription. Open the email and follow the directions to complete your subscription.

Whenever a new version of SSM Agent is released, we send notifications to subscribers. If you no longer want to receive these notifications, use the following procedure to unsubscribe.

To unsubscribe from SSM Agent notifications

  1. Open the Amazon SNS console.

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Subscriptions.

  3. Select the subscription and then choose Actions, Delete subscriptions. When prompted for confirmation, choose Delete.