Recommended update for amazon-ssm-agent

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for amazon-ssm-agent
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2017:1864-1
Rating: low
References: #1047581
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 12

  • An update that has one recommended fix can now be installed.


    This update for amazon-ssm-agent provides version 2.0.790.0 and brings the
    following fixes and improvements:

    - Added support for step-level preconditions.
    - Added support for rate/interval based schedule expressions for
    - Added Summary and PackageID fields to inventory's aws:application
    - Changed inventory's aws:application gatherer to use win32_processor:
    addressWidth to detect OS architecture to avoid localization based
    - Fixed CloudWatch issue with large configuration.
    - Fixed S3 upload when instance and bucket are not in the same region.
    - Fixed bug that prevented native language AMIs (Japanese AMI) from
    launching Cloudwatch.
    - Returning longer StandardOutput and StandardError from RunShellScript
    and RunPowerShellScript which show up in the results of
    GetCommandInvocation and the detailed output of ListCommandInvocation.
    - Added Document v2.0 support for Run Command, which includes support for
    multiple actions of same plugin type.
    - Fixed issues with agent starting before network is ready on systemd
    - Pass proxy settings to domain join and CloudWatch.
    - Added support for installing Docker on Linux.
    - Removed the upper limit for the maximum number of parallel executing
    documents on the agent. (previously the max was 10)
    + You can configure this number by setting the "CommandWorkerLimit"
    attribute in amazon-ssm-agent.json file.
    - Added bucket-owner-full-control ACL to S3 outputs to support
    cross-account upload.
    - Standardized S3 result paths across plugins; commands append
    command-id/instance-id/plugin-name/step-id associations append
    + step-id is the id field in plugin input if present and supported,
    otherwise the step name (in 2.0 schema documents), otherwise the
    plugin-name again.
    + plugin-name and step-id have : characters removed.
    - Various other bug fixes

    Patch Instructions:

    To install this SUSE Recommended Update use YaST online_update.
    Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 12:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Public-Cloud-12-2017-1152=1

    To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 12 (aarch64 ppc64le x86_64):
      • amazon-ssm-agent-2.0.790.0-4.3.1