Desktop and Application Streaming

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OneLogin SSO with Amazon AppStream 2.0

Amazon AppStream 2.0 supports identity federation to AppStream 2.0 stacks through Security Assertion Markup Language 2.0 (SAML 2.0). This feature offers your users the convenience of access to their AppStream 2.0 applications using their existing identity credentials. You also have the security benefit of identity authentication by your IdP. By using your IdP, you can […]

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Enable federation with JumpCloud SSO and Amazon AppStream 2.0

Amazon AppStream 2.0 supports identity federation to AppStream 2.0 stacks through Security Assertion Markup Language 2.0 (SAML 2.0). This feature offers your users the convenience of access to their AppStream 2.0 applications using their existing identity credentials. You also have the security benefit of identity authentication by your IdP. By using your IdP, you can […]

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Set up multi-factor authentication with OneLogin for Amazon WorkSpaces

In this blog, I walk you through configuring Amazon WorkSpaces multi-factor authentication (MFA) with OneLogin. Solution overview The steps to work through this blog are: Configure OneLogin RADIUS for use with Amazon WorkSpaces. Configure Active Directory Connector for MFA. Test logon. Prerequisites: This post assumes you have the following. A OneLogin account. OneLogin Active Directory […]

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How to configure Amazon WorkSpaces with Windows and Docker

Customers are increasing adoption of container technologies, and Docker is one of the most popular providers. With containers, developers can ensure that application modules are self-contained, runtime environments are agnostic, and external dependencies are well documented. This is especially important as more enterprises adopt DevOps principles and deploy microservices. Developers are looking for speed, flexibility, […]

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Amazon WorkSpaces Flexible Workforce Offer Available on August 1, 2021

Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic we have focused on helping customers scale up quickly on Amazon WorkSpaces. As a result, our customers were able to run their business continuously while keeping employees safe. Customers tell us about their journey, and that their mix of remote and in office work will change as they […]

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AWS announces Availability of Amazon AppStream 2.0 in the Europe (London) Region

Amazon AppStream 2.0 is now generally available in the AWS Europe (London) Region. AppStream 2.0 is a fully managed, non-persistent desktop and application virtualization service that runs on AWS. AppStream 2.0 helps you securely stream applications and data online across the globe without acquiring, provisioning, and operating infrastructure. You can scale your desktops and applications on […]

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Active Directory Group Membership Based AppStream 2.0 Application Targeting

The default behavior of an Amazon AppStream 2.0 Stack is to present all the applications to the end user that were added to the application catalog by the administrator creating the image. Customers accustomed to targeting individual applications to end users based on Active Directory group membership can also continue to do so using the […]

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Enabling Federation with SimpleSAMLphp and Amazon AppStream 2.0

SimpleSAMLphp is an open-source project written in native PHP that deals with authentication for SAML 2.0 as a Service Provider and as an Identity Provider. You can use single sign-on with Amazon AppStream 2.0 with many identity services that are compliant with Security Assertion Markup Language 2.0 (SAML 2.0). This post explains how to configure federated user […]

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Scheduling managed image updates for AppStream 2.0

Amazon AppStream 2.0 has released the Managed Image updates feature. This feature applies the AppStream 2.0 component and Windows updates to your existing AppStream 2.0 images with a single operation. Our previous blog covers the feature details. Customers ask, how can we schedule this? In this blog, we describe how to schedule your AppStream 2.0 […]

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Anomaly Detection in Amazon WorkSpaces

Amazon WorkSpaces is a fully managed, secure Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) solution that runs on AWS. Our customers have been deploying WorkSpaces to provide scalable end user computing to their users regardless of work location. Since the launch of WSP, additional capabilities such as USB and smart card support have enabled additional workloads to benefit from moving […]

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