Desktop and Application Streaming

Category: Desktop & Application Streaming

Enabling default OS and application settings for your users in Amazon AppStream 2.0

When your users first stream applications on Amazon AppStream 2.0, you want to get them started quickly. You may want each user to start with default settings for bookmarks, plug-ins, application view, database connections, environment variables, and Internet Explorer security settings. We recently launched default application settings for Amazon AppStream 2.0 to make this easier. You […]

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Deploying SAP GUI on Amazon AppStream 2.0

Many of you are accelerating your digital transformation by running your SAP environment faster, more securely, and more cost-effectively on AWS. By doing so, you benefit from the scale and performance of AWS. However, while your SAP environment may be on AWS, many of your users might still access it through SAP GUI on local […]

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Google Drive for G Suite is now enabled on Amazon AppStream 2.0

Amazon AppStream 2.0 now supports Google Drive for G Suite as a user storage option. You can integrate your G Suite account with AppStream 2.0, and your users can easily link their G Suite accounts to access their files on Google Drive inside their applications like they would on a Mac, PC, or Chromebook. You […]

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Setting up G Suite SAML 2.0 federation with Amazon AppStream 2.0

If you’re using G Suite, you can set up federation to third-party web apps using the G Suite management console and assign those applications to users in your G-Suite domain. In this post, I walk through the steps involved in setting up SAML 2.0 federation to an Amazon AppStream 2.0 stack using G Suite. AppStream 2.0 […]

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Using AppStream 2.0 as a hardened and auto-scaled bastion host

Our colleague Chaim Landau at the AWS Security Blog recently published a blog on how to use Amazon AppStream 2.0 to reduce your bastion host attack surface. Read his post to learn how AppStream 2.0 helps expose only the necessary tools system administrators need, and minimizes internet exposure for your bastion host. – Murali Rathinasamy, […]

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Customize Amazon AppStream 2.0 with your own brand

We recently released Custom Branding for Amazon AppStream 2.0. With this launch, you can now customize your users’ AppStream 2.0 experience with your own logo, color, text, redirect URLs, and help links in the application catalog page. In this blog post, I walk through how you can customize AppStream 2.0 with an example from BiZZdesign. BiZZdesign uses AppStream 2.0 […]

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Welcome to the Desktop and Application Streaming Blog

Welcome to the Desktop and Application Streaming blog! Managing corporate desktops and applications is hard, and it’s been getting harder for a long time. If you’re responsible for providing desktops and applications to end users you know what I mean. When we talk with customers, we see a repeated pattern of challenges in delivering and […]

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