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Setting up AD on AWS for FMS 16

Question asked by Michael Frankel on Jun 2, 2017
Latest reply on Jun 2, 2017 by wimdecorte

Hi Gang -


Has anyone successfully done this?


I'm definitely not an AD expert, so I don't know even where to start, however I have a client who wants to do this and I want to know the correct and/or recommend way to do this in case they run into problems or have questions.


For reference, they do NOT want to link EC2 instance to their on-premises AD system.


Questions I have are:


  1. Same machine as FMS 16, worker machine (in 2-machine WebDirect deployment), or separate machine?
  2. Recommended AWS EC2 instance type? (AWS seems to recommend t2.large or higher)
  3. How do I link all the EC2 instances together?
  4. Do I need one machine as a Domain Controller?


Any help would be much appreciated.




Michael Frankel

Wizard Consulting Group, Inc.