How To Create IAM Roles For Use With Amazon Web Services (AWS) Patch Manager

AWS patch manager is a service provided by Amazon web services for patching your server estate, the configuration of this service is straightforward and can also help patch your on premise assets. As part of configuring Patch Manager, you need to provision two roles with IAM (Identity Access management) roles. Configuring these roles may not appear straightforward in this video Nick will show you how to create a role that you will attach to your EC2 instances so that they can interact with the Patch Manager API. In addition to this another role is required to run your maintenance schedule.

Prerequisites include: AWS Account (Free Tier) Admin access to create IAM roles