Optimize Application Settings Persistence on Amazon AppStream 2.0
The Desktop and Applications blog team recently published how to use Amazon FSx for Windows File Server and FSLogix to Optimize Application Settings Persistence on Amazon AppStream 2.0. Fully managed application streaming and file storage solutions on AWS can help simplify your infrastructure and accelerate time-to-market without changes to your existing applications or workflows.
Amazon AppStream 2.0 is a fully managed application streaming service that provides users with instant access to their desktop applications from anywhere. In many cases, customers may want to persist their personal application settings across sessions.
This blog post walks through how to set up Amazon FSx for Windows File Server as a performant file storage solution for AppStream 2.0 users. With this storage solution, users can persist their application settings and customizations across sessions. This blog post covers the following steps:
- Create an Amazon FSx for Windows File Server file system with deployment options appropriate for this use case.
- Install FSLogix onto an AppStream image.
- Create a GPO that will allow you to centrally configure FSLogix behavior.
- Log into an AppStream 2.0 fleet and validate that FSLogix has been configured properly.