Desktop and Application Streaming

Category: Desktop & Application Streaming

Creating a self-service portal for Amazon WorkSpaces end users

When our customers are deploying Amazon WorkSpaces, they often ask: How can my users manage their own WorkSpaces instances? How can my administrators manage all of our instances? What they’re asking is how those two groups of users can perform certian tasks without access to the AWS Management Console. With potentially thousands of users accessing the console, […]

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Amazon QuickSight bar chart of sessions per calendar day

Analyze your Amazon AppStream 2.0 usage reports using Amazon Athena and Amazon QuickSight

Amazon AppStream 2.0 now lets you subscribe to usage reports that provide detailed information about how users are using the service. The reports include how long users are streaming and which applications they are launching. Usage reports are stored as separate .csv files in your Amazon S3 bucket, which you can download and analyze using […]

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How to Use AutoCAD or AutoCAD LT on Amazon AppStream 2.0 or Amazon WorkSpaces

Today Autodesk published a blog post How to Use AutoCAD or AutoCAD LT in a Virtual Environment showing how you can deploy AutoCAD on Amazon AppStream 2.0 and Amazon WorkSpaces to let your teams work without workstations. AutoCAD is a powerful computer-aided design (CAD) software used by architects, engineers, and construction professionals to create 2D and 3D designs for buildings, […]

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Integrating Microsoft Azure MFA Server with Amazon WorkSpaces

Overview Amazon WorkSpaces is a managed, secure cloud desktop service. You can use Amazon WorkSpaces to provision Windows and 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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Add your WorkSpaces to Azure AD using Azure Active Directory Domain Services

As organizations transition to the cloud, managed directory offerings are becoming more prevalent. Administrators appreciate the robust controls without the management overhead of an on premises solution. To make these transitions successful, administrators must find ways to join their desktop fleets to cloud-based directories. While AWS Managed Microsoft AD natively supports Amazon WorkSpaces, customers can […]

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New – Use your own TLS certificates with Amazon WorkLink

Amazon WorkLink is a fully managed service that gives your employees secure and straightforward access to internal corporate websites and web apps using their mobile phones. When signing up for Amazon WorkLink, you are required to associate your company domains. You can associate domains using the AWS Management Console, SDK, or AWS CLI. AWS has […]

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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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