Getting started guide
Easily get started streaming your desktop applications to your users. In this guide, you'll install and configure two applications on AppStream 2.0, perform foundational administrative tasks, and provision an Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) using a provided AWS CloudFormation template.
Learn more at Amazon AppStream 2.0 getting started
Independent Software Vendor Workshops
Follow the AppStream 2.0 ISV project series that provides step by step guidance for using AppStream 2.0 to build online-trials and software as a service solutions for your desktop applications without rewriting them.
To get started, see AppStream 2.0 ISV Workshops.
Enterprise Application Onboarding Workshop
To learn how to build a workflow that lets your application teams onboard their applications to Amazon AppStream 2.0 without access to the AWS Management Console or cloud-based computing experience.
To get started, see AppStream 2.0 EAO Workshop.
End User Computing Dashboard
Follow this self-guided workshop to build and deploy the End User Computing dashboard using AWS services. You can provide the dashboard to your help desk staff so that they can send the registration code email to a user, or stop, start, restart, and restore a user’s WorkSpace without having to access the WorkSpaces management console.
To get started, see Create End User Computing Dashboard Workshop.
Amazon AppStream 2.0 allows you to access your desktop applications from HTML5-capable browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, and Microsoft Edge. No plug-ins are needed.
You can download the Windows Client to use dual monitors and USB peripherals such as 3D mice with your applications on AppStream 2.0. The Windows Client also supports keyboard shortcuts, such as Alt + Tab, clipboard shortcuts, and function keys.
Desktop and Application Streaming Blog
Vist the Desktop and Application Streaming Blog to learn about unique use cases, review best practices, see how customers are using our services, dive deep on technical topics, and get started with new feature launches.
You can also browse the following posts written by our friends in other AWS Blogs:
- Methods of allocating your AppStream 2.0 costs to your business units
- User Issue Reporter for Amazon AppStream 2.0
- Setting up G Suite SAML 2.0 federation with Amazon AppStream 2.0
- Enable your organizational domain for the AppStream 2.0 client with a Route 53 DNS TXT record
- Automate provisioning of Amazon WorkSpaces using AWS Lambda
- Using Kinesis Agent for Microsoft Windows to store AppStream 2.0 Windows Event Logs
- Storing AppStream 2.0 Windows Event logs in S3 with IAM roles and Windows Task Scheduler
- Creating custom logging and Amazon CloudWatch alerting in Amazon AppStream 2.0
- How Johnson & Johnson uses AppStream 2.0’s Usage Reports
- Monitoring Amazon AppStream 2.0 with Amazon ES and Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose
- How to use SSM Run to perform programmatic actions on AppStream 2.0 image builders
Visit AWS Artifact to view AppStream 2.0's Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) report, which covers the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 and the revised 508 Standards for IT accessibility. AWS Artifact is a no-cost, self-service portal for on-demand access to AWS compliance reports.