Desktop and Application Streaming

Category: Desktop & Application Streaming

Limit access to stream Amazon AppStream 2.0 applications to your IP ranges

Amazon AppStream 2.0 lets you stream desktop applications to your users on their device of choice. One common use case for this is providing administrators access to production servers in a controlled manner. When you have sensitive information available through AppStream 2.0, you can ensure that users access it only through your IP ranges. While […]

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Integrating Okta MFA with Amazon WorkSpaces

Amazon WorkSpaces is a managed, secure cloud desktop service. You can use Amazon WorkSpaces to provision either Windows or Linux desktops in just a few minutes and quickly scale to provide thousands of desktops to workers across the globe. Multifactor authentication (MFA) is a security system that requires more than one method of authentication from […]

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Use Amazon CloudWatch Events with Amazon WorkSpaces and AWS Lambda for greater fleet visibility

Amazon WorkSpaces is a managed, secure cloud desktop service. You can use Amazon WorkSpaces to provision either Windows or Linux desktops, and quickly scale to provide thousands of desktops to workers across the globe. With Amazon WorkSpaces, users can connect securely from anywhere using a software client or a supported web browser. Administrators have full control of the platforms […]

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Capture usage insights about your streaming environment with AppStream 2.0 session scripts

AWS is announcing that Amazon AppStream 2.0 now supports custom script execution when a session starts, and when it stops. Customers have said that they want to configure their applications and streaming environments before the session starts, or perform clean-up tasks before the session stops. Previously, you would use Windows Group Policy scripts or scheduled […]

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Amazon WorkSpaces: Connecting your client device to your cloud desktop

One of the most surprising things we discovered when we launched Amazon WorkSpaces was that the most popular client for users to connect to their Windows WorkSpaces was…Windows. Back in 2013 when we launched Amazon WorkSpaces we were being guided by AWS customers that they wanted Windows desktops so they could connect to them from mobile […]

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Using Amazon FSx for Windows File Server with Amazon WorkSpaces

Amazon WorkSpaces provides users with secure access to their desktop application environment. Key to be able to use applications effectively is the ability to save and access data – documents, spreadsheets, reports, interesting pictures of cats. WorkSpaces users can make use of Amazon WorkDocs Drive to store their data. You can access files stored in […]

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Two new blogs on Amazon AppStream 2.0 in education

Our colleagues at the AWS Government, Education, & Nonprofits Blog recently published two new blogs on Amazon AppStream 2.0. The first walks through Integrating Amazon AppStream 2.0 with your Learning Management System, and the second shows how Fife School Districts Use Amazon AppStream 2.0 to Provide Equitable Access. You can learn more at Amazon AppStream 2.0 – Education.

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Using Amazon FSx with Amazon AppStream 2.0

Amazon AppStream 2.0 provides a range of solutions for users to save and access data through their applications. These include Amazon WorkDocs, Google Drive for G Suite, OneDrive for Business, and Amazon S3 backed Home Folders. These solutions download files from their respective file storage provider when the files are opened in a streamed application. […]

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Using Amazon WorkDocs with Amazon AppStream 2.0

Amazon AppStream 2.0 administrators can integrate their own user storage solutions with AppStream 2.0. To do this, they install a storage client on the image builder as they’re setting up their users’ application environment. Then they join their AppStream 2.0 fleets to their Active Directory domain, so that the storage client can sign in the […]

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