Setting up Amazon Directory Service - Amazon Directory Service
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Setting up Amazon Directory Service

To work with Amazon Directory Service, you need to meet the prerequisites for Amazon Directory Service for Microsoft Active Directory, AD Connector, or Simple AD. For more information, see Amazon Managed Microsoft AD prerequisites, AD Connector prerequisites, or Simple AD prerequisites.

If you haven't already done so, you'll also need to create an Amazon account and use the Amazon Identity and Access Management service to control access.