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New Training: Hands-on With AWS Systems Manager Run Command, State Manager, and Session Manager

by Team Nuggets
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Published on March 29, 2021

In this 6-video skill, CBT Nuggets trainer Trevor Sullivan explores how you can use Run Command, State Manager, and Session Manager within AWS Systems Manager to effectively run your IT infrastructure. Watch this new AWS training.

Watch the full course: AWS Cloud Automation

This training includes:

  • 6 videos

  • 58 minutes of training

You’ll learn these topics in this skill:

  • Understanding AWS Systems Manager Features and Documents

  • Configure Amazon EC2 Instances for Access to AWS Systems Manager

  • Connect Non-AWS Infrastructure to AWS Systems Manager with Hybrid Activations

  • Run a Shell Script on VMs with Run Command

  • Use State Manager to Enforce Compliance on VMs

  • Obtain Remote Interactive Shell using AWS Session Manager

AWS Systems Manager Keeps Your Growing Infrastructure Manageable

For some companies and teams, a single S3 bucket is all they need — one bucket and their data storage needs are under control. But then they realize that an EKS cluster would help them deploy Kubernetes to keep a small app deployment project under control. Then maybe it’s not long until you have an Amazon EC2 instance so you can rent some VMs. As profits grow and projects expand, it usually doesn’t take long for all those “one or two” services to become several dozen. And when that happens, keeping them all under control becomes a job unto itself.

But that’s what AWS Systems Manager is for. If you and your team are already relying on Amazon for critical parts of your infrastructure, AWS Systems Manager gives you a place to control them all from. With it, you have a unified user interface from which you can group your EC2 instances, EKS clusters, S3 buckets and RDS instances. Not only do you have better control and less complication, but using AWS Systems Manager also shortens the time it takes to detect and resolve operational problems, plus it eliminates the cost and effort in scaling upward.

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