New – AWS Systems Manager Session Manager for Shell Access to EC2 Instances

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New – AWS Systems Manager Session Manager for Shell Access to EC2 Instances
The new Session Manager makes the AWS Systems Manager even more powerful.
You can now use a new browser-based interactive shell and a command-line interface (CLI) to manage your Windows and Linux instances.
Session Manager in ActionIn order to use Session Manager to access my EC2 instances, the instances must be running the latest version (2.3.12 or above) of the SSM Agent.
Here’s a sneak peek:SSH Client – You will be able to create SSH sessions atop Session Manager without opening up any inbound ports.
On-Premises Access – We plan to give you the ability to access your on-premises instances (which must be running the SSM Agent) via Session Manager.
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