AddRegion - AWS Directory Service


Adds two domain controllers in the specified Region for the specified directory.

Request Syntax

{ "DirectoryId": "string", "RegionName": "string", "VPCSettings": { "SubnetIds": [ "string" ], "VpcId": "string" } }

Request Parameters

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


The identifier of the directory to which you want to add Region replication.

Type: String

Pattern: ^d-[0-9a-f]{10}$

Required: Yes


The name of the Region where you want to add domain controllers for replication. For example, us-east-1.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 8. Maximum length of 32.

Required: Yes


Contains VPC information for the CreateDirectory or CreateMicrosoftAD operation.

Type: DirectoryVpcSettings object

Required: Yes

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response with an empty HTTP body.


For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.


Client authentication is not available in this region at this time.

HTTP Status Code: 400


A client exception has occurred.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The Region you specified is the same Region where the AWS Managed Microsoft AD directory was created. Specify a different Region and try again.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The specified directory does not exist in the system.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The specified directory is unavailable or could not be found.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The specified entity could not be found.

HTTP Status Code: 400


One or more parameters are not valid.

HTTP Status Code: 400


You have reached the limit for maximum number of simultaneous Region replications per directory.

HTTP Status Code: 400


An exception has occurred in AWS Directory Service.

HTTP Status Code: 500


The operation is not supported.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: