Desktop and Application Streaming

Category: Security

How to configure certificate-based authentication for Amazon AppStream 2.0

In this blog, I discuss the benefits of using certificate-based authentication (CBA) for Amazon AppStream 2.0. I give an overview of the short-lived certificate mode offered by AWS Private Certificate Authority and why it is important to this use mode. Also, I walk you through the steps to configure CBA for Amazon AppStream 2.0. Amazon […]

Integrating Microsoft Azure MFA Server with Amazon WorkSpaces

Important note: Microsoft Azure MFA Server has been a popular Multi-Factor Authentication(MFA) solution. If you are still using Azure MFA Server, this blog post provides instructions on integrating it with WorkSpaces. As of July 1, 2019, Microsoft no longer offers MFA Server for new deployments. Azure Multi-Factor Authentication customers must deploy a Network Policy Server […]

Integrating Okta MFA with Amazon WorkSpaces

Update (September 7, 2022) – This blog post is no longer up to date. Refer to Okta’s documentation for the latest configuration steps.   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 […]