AWS Directory Service
Gain efficiency with a fully managed Microsoft Active Directory service
Simplify your operations, availability, maintenance, and on-premises workload management.
Improve time to market by securely migrating directory-aware workloads to AWS.
Provide user experiences with less friction by using your existing Microsoft AD credentials to access AWS resources.
Improve your security posture and resiliency with advanced active directory (AD) monitoring, logging, and networking.
How it works
AWS Directory Service for Microsoft Active Directory, also known as AWS Managed Microsoft AD, activates your directory-aware workloads and AWS resources to use managed AD on AWS.
Simplify administration with a managed service
Move to a highly available, managed infrastructure that includes patching and software updates and automatic domain controller replacement.
Migrate directory-aware workloads
Make Microsoft AD-aware and non-Microsoft directory-aware workloads available on demand so you can improve your time to market.
Integrate your on-premises credentials
Provide seamless user access to your AWS resources, such as Amazon Connect, Amazon QuickSight, Amazon WorkSpaces, and third-party business applications.
Scale your directory globally
Deploy Microsoft AD across multiple AWS Regions and AWS accounts to access AD-aware applications and AWS services.
How to get started
Get started with Directory Service
Learn more about AWS Managed Microsoft AD.
Design and plan your directory on AWS
Gather best practices for designing AD architecture on AWS.
Deploy and secure AD with AWS
See how to deploy AWS Managed Microsoft AD