AWS Systems Manager Agent¶
All EC2 instances must have AWS Systems Manager Agent 2.3.672.0 or higher installed to work with Passport. Each EC2 instance must also be configured with an instance profile that allows AWS Systems Manager to perform actions on your instances. Rackspace recommends using the
AmazonSSMManagedInstanceCore managed IAM policy.
You can learn more about how AWS Systems Manager is used in the Architecture section of the Product Guide.
You must install the Passport CLI on your local workstation in order to connect to instances with Passport. Before you install the Passport CLI, please make sure you have the following dependencies installed:
Linux and MacOS¶
Run the following command in your terminal:
curl -sL https://passport-packages.manage.rackspace.com/installer/latest | sudo sh -s
If you’d like to install the CLI directly rather than using the installation script, you can download the latest binary using the links below:
Once you have installed the Passport CLI, you can verify it is installed and working correctly by running the following command: