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Install, deploysm, and configures ssm agent services.


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Version information

  • 0.1.4 (latest)
  • 0.1.3
  • 0.1.2
  • 0.1.1
  • 0.1.0
released Jul 4th 2017
This version is compatible with:
  • Puppet 4.7.0 < 5.0.0
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  • Direct download

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'shazi7804-ssm_agent', '0.1.4'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add shazi7804-ssm_agent
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install shazi7804-ssm_agent --version 0.1.4

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shazi7804/ssm_agent — version 0.1.4 Jul 4th 2017


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Table of Contents

  1. Description
  2. Setup - The basics of getting started with ssm_agent
  3. Usage - Configuration options and additional functionality
  4. Reference - An under-the-hood peek at what the module is doing and how
  5. Limitations - OS compatibility, etc.
  6. Development - Guide for contributing to the module


The ssm agent module installs, configures, and manages the AWS ssm agent service across a range of operating systems and distributions.


Beginning with ssm_agent

include '::ssm_agent' is enough to get you up and running. To pass in parameters specifying which download url to use:

class { '::ssm_agent':
  ssm_agent_url => '',


All parameters for the ntp module are contained within the main ::ssm_agent class, so for any function of the module, set the options you want. See the common usages below for examples.

Install and enable SSM Agent

include '::ssm_agent'

Change SSM Agent download package

class { '::ssm_agent':
  ssm_agent_url => '',

Configuring SSM Agent to Use a Proxy

class { '::ssm_agent':
  http_proxy  => '',
  no_proxy    => '',



Public classes

  • ssm_agent: Main class, includes all other classes.

Private classes

  • ssm_agent::install: Handles the packages.
  • ssm_agent::config: Handles the configuration file.
  • ssm_agent::service: Handles the service.


The following parameters are available in the ::ssm_agent class:



Data type: String.

The ssm agent download url

Default value:$OS_VER/amazon-ssm-agent.{dev,rpm}.



Data type: Boolean.

Enables the use of agents to download the source code

Default value: false



Data type: String.

Connect timeout use of agents to download the source code

Default value: 3


This module has been tested platform on:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6, 7
  • CentOS 6, 7
  • Debian 6, 7
  • Ubuntu 16.04


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For more information, see our module contribution guide.


To see who's already involved, see the list of contributors.