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To use Amazon FSx for Windows File Server, you need an AWS account

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Create a file share

The FSx for Windows File Server console is where you create, launch, and manage file systems. Follow the steps in the wizard to create a new file system using your own Active Directory or an AWS-managed Active Directory. Try it out »

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Connect your file shares to your existing Microsoft Windows environment

Connect to your file shares from application servers and end-user compute instances, and
use Amazon FSx file systems to share file data across application servers and end-users. Read our Getting Started Guide »

Quick Start Guide

Getting Started

Amazon FSx for Windows File Server file systems can also be managed through the Amazon FSx CLI for Remote Management on PowerShell. The commands support remote management and give you the ability to fully automate many types of setup, configuration, and backup workflows from a central location. Amazon FSx can also be managed through the Amazon FSx APIs.

Explore the new enterprise ready features of Amazon FSx for Windows File Server including data duplication, user quotas, on-premises access, and self-managed Microsoft Active Directories.

Amazon FSx for Windows File Server Documentation

Get started with Amazon FSx for Windows File Server Documentation by learning more about the key concepts and detailed instruction for launching and using your file system.

Tutorials

Amazon FSx for Windows File Server

Fully managed native Windows file system

Built on Windows Server

Additional resources

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Read the AWS blog announcement

Read the Jeff Barr blog announcing Amazon FSx for Windows File Server.

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