AWS Directory Service
Administration Guide (Version 1.0)

Region Availability for AWS Directory Service

The following table provides a list describing which region specific endpoints are supported by directory type.

Region Name Region Endpoint Protocol AWS Managed Microsoft AD AD Connector Simple AD
US East (Ohio) us-east-2 ds.us-east-2.amazonaws.com HTTPS X X N/A
US East (N. Virginia) us-east-1 ds.us-east-1.amazonaws.com HTTPS X X X
US West (N. California) us-west-1 ds.us-west-1.amazonaws.com HTTPS X X N/A
US West (Oregon) us-west-2 ds.us-west-2.amazonaws.com HTTPS X X X
Asia Pacific (Hong Kong) * ap-east-1 ds.ap-east-1.amazonaws.com HTTPS X X N/A
Asia Pacific (Mumbai) ap-south-1 ds.ap-south-1.amazonaws.com HTTPS X X N/A
Asia Pacific (Seoul) ap-northeast-2 ds.ap-northeast-2.amazonaws.com HTTPS X X N/A
Asia Pacific (Singapore) ap-southeast-1 ds.ap-southeast-1.amazonaws.com HTTPS X X X
Asia Pacific (Sydney) ap-southeast-2 ds.ap-southeast-2.amazonaws.com HTTPS X X X
Asia Pacific (Tokyo) ap-northeast-1 ds.ap-northeast-1.amazonaws.com HTTPS X X X
Canada (Central) ca-central-1 ds.ca-central-1.amazonaws.com HTTPS X X N/A
China (Beijing) cn-north-1 ds.cn-north-1.amazonaws.com.cn HTTPS X X N/A
China (Ningxia) cn-northwest-1 ds.cn-northwest-1.amazonaws.com.cn HTTPS X X N/A
Europe (Frankfurt) eu-central-1 ds.eu-central-1.amazonaws.com HTTPS X X N/A
Europe (Ireland) eu-west-1 ds.eu-west-1.amazonaws.com HTTPS X X X
Europe (London) eu-west-2 ds.eu-west-2.amazonaws.com HTTPS X X N/A
Europe (Stockholm) eu-north-1 ds.eu-north-1.amazonaws.com HTTPS X X N/A
South America (São Paulo) sa-east-1 ds.sa-east-1.amazonaws.com HTTPS X X N/A
AWS GovCloud (US-West) us-gov-west-1 ds.us-gov-west-1.amazonaws.com HTTPS X X N/A
AWS GovCloud (US-East) us-gov-east-1 ds.us-gov-east-1.amazonaws.com HTTPS X X N/A

* The following AWS Managed Microsoft AD features are not currently supported in the Asia Pacific (Hong Kong) Region:

  • Access URL for the directory

  • Mapping users to IAM roles for access to the AWS Management Console

  • Client-side secure LDAP (LDAPS)

For information about using AWS Directory Service in the AWS GovCloud (US-West) Region, see AWS GovCloud (US-West) Endpoints.

For information about using AWS Directory Service in the China (Beijing) Region, see China (Beijing) Region Endpoints.