Inventory and Patch Management


In this lab you will apply the concepts of Infrastructure as Code and Operations as Code to the following activities:

  • Deployment of Infrastructure
  • Inventory Management
  • Patch Management


  • Automated deployment of infrastructure
  • Dynamic management of resources
  • Automated patch management


  • An AWS account that you are able to use for testing, that is not used for production or other purposes.
  • An IAM user or role in your AWS account with full access to CloudFormation, EC2, VPC, IAM.

Important If you are not using Event Engine, you will be billed for any applicable AWS resources used in this lab that are not covered in the AWS Free Tier. At the end of the lab guide there is an additional section on how to remove all the resources you have created.

Permissions required

  • IAM User with AdministratorAccess AWS managed policy