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Amazon EKS-Optimized Windows AMI

The Amazon EKS-optimized AMI is built on top of Windows Server 2019, and is configured to serve as the base image for Amazon EKS worker nodes. The AMI is configured to work with Amazon EKS out of the box, and it includes Docker, kubelet, and the AWS IAM Authenticator.

Note

You can track security or privacy events for Windows Server with the Microsoft Security Update Guide.

The AMI IDs for the latest Amazon EKS-optimized AMI are shown in the following table. You can also retrieve the IDs with an Amazon EC2 Systems Manager parameter using different tools. For more information, see Retrieving Amazon EKS-Optimized Windows AMI IDs.

Kubernetes version 1.14.6
Kubernetes version 1.14.6
Region Amazon EKS-optimized Windows Server 2019 Full Amazon EKS-optimized Windows Server 2019 Core
US East (Ohio) (us-east-2) View AMI ID View AMI ID
US East (N. Virginia) (us-east-1) View AMI ID View AMI ID
US West (Oregon) (us-west-2) View AMI ID View AMI ID
Asia Pacific (Hong Kong) (ap-east-1) View AMI ID View AMI ID
Asia Pacific (Mumbai) (ap-south-1) View AMI ID View AMI ID
Asia Pacific (Tokyo) (ap-northeast-1) View AMI ID View AMI ID
Asia Pacific (Seoul) (ap-northeast-2) View AMI ID View AMI ID
Asia Pacific (Singapore) (ap-southeast-1) View AMI ID View AMI ID
Asia Pacific (Sydney) (ap-southeast-2) View AMI ID View AMI ID
EU (Frankfurt) (eu-central-1) View AMI ID View AMI ID
EU (Ireland) (eu-west-1) View AMI ID View AMI ID
EU (London) (eu-west-2) View AMI ID View AMI ID
EU (Paris) (eu-west-3) View AMI ID View AMI ID
EU (Stockholm) (eu-north-1) View AMI ID View AMI ID
Middle East (Bahrain) (me-south-1) View AMI ID View AMI ID