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

Last updated: 2022-09-02

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. How can I do that?


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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