How can I manage an AWS Managed Microsoft AD or Simple AD directory from an Amazon EC2 Windows instance?

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I want to use an Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) Windows instance to manage AWS Directory Service for Microsoft Active Directory (AWS Managed Microsoft AD) or Simple AD.


First, join the EC2 Windows instance to the directory in one of the following ways:

Then, to manage the directory from the EC2 Windows instance, install Active Directory administration tools on the instance.

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AWS OFFICIALUpdated 2 years ago