AWS Directory Service
Administration Guide (Version 1.0)

Step 3: Accept Shared Directory Invite (Optional)

If you chose the Share this directory with other AWS accounts (handshake method) option in the previous procedure, you should use this procedure to finish the shared directory workflow. If you chose the Share this directory with AWS accounts inside your organization option, skip this step and proceed to Step 4.

To accept the shared directory invite

  1. Sign into the AWS Management Console with administrator credentials in the directory consumer account and open the AWS Directory Service console at

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Directories shared with me.

  3. In the Shared directory ID column, choose the directory ID that is in the Pending acceptance state.

  4. On the Shared directory details page, choose Review.

  5. In the Pending shared directory invitation dialog, review the note, directory owner details, and information about pricing. If you agree, choose Accept to start using the directory.

Next Step

Step 4: Test Seamlessly Joining EC2 to a Domain