Prerequisites - Amazon Directory Service
Services or capabilities described in Amazon Web Services documentation might vary by Region. To see the differences applicable to the China Regions, see Getting Started with Amazon Web Services in China (PDF).


This tutorial assumes the following:

  • You have an active Amazon account.

  • Your account has not reached its limit of Amazon VPCs for the Region in which you want to use Simple AD. For more information about VPC, see What is Amazon VPC? and Subnets in your VPC in the Amazon VPC User Guide.

  • You do not have an existing VPC in the Region with a CIDR of