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Amazon WorkSpaces Application Manager
Administration Guide

Building an Application Catalog

After you add a Amazon WAM application to your application catalog, you can assign it to one or more of your WorkSpaces users. You can add applications to your catalog by subscribing to from the AWS Marketplace. With Amazon WAM Standard, you can also upload your line-of-business applications to your application catalog or any third-party applications for which you have a license.

Subscribing to an Application

You can subscribe to applications from the AWS Marketplace, which adds them to the application catalog.

To subscribe to an application from the AWS Marketplace

  1. Open the Amazon WAM console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/wam/home/.

  2. Choose Add application from AWS Marketplace.

  3. Find an application and choose the link to open its detail page.

  4. In the application detail page, select the version or versions of the application to add to your catalog and choose Accept terms and subscribe.

  5. Choose Return to application catalog.

  6. If needed, set the source to AWS Marketplace. After several minutes, the application appears in the list of subscribed applications.

Uploading an Application

You can upload your line-of-business applications or licensed third-party applications to your application catalog.

Prerequisite

Before you begin, package your application for upload. For more information, see Package an Application with Amazon WorkSpaces Application Manager Studio.

To upload an application package

  1. Open the Amazon WorkSpaces console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/workspaces/ and choose Applications in the navigation pane.

  2. Choose Create new application.

  3. On the Enter application details page, do the following:

    1. For Application name, type the name of the application.

    2. For Short description, type a description for the application search page.

    3. For Description, type a description of the application.

    4. For Category, select an appropriate application category.

    5. For Provided by, type the name of the application publisher.

    6. (Optional) For Vendor, type the name of the application creator, if it is different than the application publisher.

    7. Choose Next.

  4. On the Enter support details page, do the following:

    1. For Email contact, type the email address that users should use to get support.

    2. For Support link, type the URL that users should use to get support.

    3. For Support description, provide any additional support information.

    4. Choose Next.

  5. On the Select application package page, do the following:

    1. For Package title, select the title from the list of validated application packages.

    2. For Package build, select the package build.

    3. For Version title, type a short name for the version.

    4. For Description, type a description of the version.

    5. For License type, select the appropriate license type (per WorkSpace or per user).

    6. For Maximum install, type the maximum number of installations allowed.

    7. Choose Review.

  6. On the Review page, review the application information, make any necessary changes, and choose Confirm and upload.

Removing an Application

You can remove any application from your application catalog when you are finished with it. For example, remove an application when your users stop using it, when you want to replace an old version of an application with a newer one, or when you want to replace one application with a different one.

Prerequisite

Before you can remove an application from the application catalog, you must remove all assignments. For more information, see Users and Groups.

To remove an application from the AWS Marketplace

  1. Open the Amazon WorkSpaces console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/workspaces/ and choose Applications in the navigation pane.

  2. Set the source to AWS Marketplace.

  3. Find the application and choose the link to open its detail page.

  4. In the application detail page, choose Unsubscribe.

To remove an application that you uploaded

  1. Open the Amazon WorkSpaces console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/workspaces/ and choose Applications in the navigation pane.

  2. Set the source to Your own applications.

  3. Find the application and select its check box.

  4. Choose Actions, Delete application.