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AWS Directory Service
Administration Guide (Version 1.0)

Document History

The following table describes the important changes since the last release of the AWS Directory Service Administrator Guide.

  • Latest documentation update: August 9, 2017

Change Description Date Changed
Facet-based indexing Added facet-based index section. For more information, see Indexing and Search. August 9, 2017
Batches Updated information about batches for Amazon Cloud Directory. For more information, see Batches. July 26, 2017
Compliance Added information about HIPAA and PCI compliance. For more information, see Amazon Cloud Directory Compliance and Manage Microsoft AD Compliance. July 14, 2017
Fine-grained password policies Added new password policies content. For more information, see Manage Fine-Grained Password Policies in Microsoft AD. July 5, 2017
Additional domain controllers Added information for adding more domain controllers to your Microsoft AD. For more information, see Deploy Additional Domain Controllers. June 30, 2017
Tutorials Added new tutorials for testing a Microsoft AD lab environment. For more information, see Microsoft AD Test Lab Tutorials. June 21, 2017
Typed links Added new typed links content for Amazon Cloud Directory. For more information, see Objects and Links. May 31, 2017
MFA with Microsoft AD Added documentation for using MFA with Microsoft AD. For more information, see Multi-Factor Authentication. February 13, 2017
Amazon Cloud Directory New directory type introduced. For more information, see Amazon Cloud Directory. January 26, 2017
Schema Extensions Added documentation for schema extensions with AWS Directory Service for Microsoft Active Directory. For more information, see Schema Extensions. November 14, 2016
Major reorganization of the Directory Service Admin Guide Reorganized the content to more directly map to customer needs. November 14, 2016
Authorization and Authentication Added additional documentation for using IAM with Directory Services. February 25, 2016
SNS notifications Added documentation for SNS notifications. For more information, see Get Notified of Directory Status Updates Using Amazon SNS. February 25, 2016
Microsoft AD Added documentation for Microsoft AD, and combined guides into a single guide. November 17, 2015
Allow Linux instances to be joined to a Simple AD directory Added documentation for joining a Linux instance to a Simple AD directory. For more information, see Manually Add a Linux Instance (Simple AD and Microsoft AD). July 23, 2015
Guide separation The AWS Directory Service administration guide is split into separate guides, the Simple AD guide and the AD Connector guide. July 14, 2015
Single sign-on support Added single sign-on documentation. For more information, see Single Sign-On. March 31, 2015
New guide This is the first release of the AWS Directory Service Administration Guide.

October 21, 2014