Amazon AppStream 2.0
Administration Guide

Document History for Amazon AppStream 2.0

  • API version: 2016-12-01

The following table describes important additions to the AppStream 2.0 service (including AppStream 2.0 base image, AppStream 2.0 agent, and AppStream 2.0 client releases) and to the Amazon AppStream 2.0 Administration Guide documentation from June 4, 2018 onward. We also update the documentation frequently to address the feedback that you send us.

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Change Description Date

Documentation update: Embedded AppStream 2.0 streaming sessions

Created "Embed AppStream 2.0 Streaming Sessions" and updated other content as needed.

November 1, 2019

AppStream 2.0 client update: version 1.0.511

Adds support for up to 4 monitors and provides other enhancements

October 16, 2019

Documentation update: New region — AWS GovCloud (US-West)

Created Amazon AppStream 2.0 in the AWS GovCloud (US) User Guide and updated the relay state endpoint table in "Setting Up SAML" and other content as needed.

October 9, 2019

AppStream 2.0 agent update

Modifies the AppStream 2.0 storage connector to no longer bypass the system proxy server

October 8, 2019

Documentation update: FIPS-compliant endpoints

Created "Protecting Data in Transit with FIPS Endpoints" and updated other content as needed.

October 7, 2019

AppStream 2.0 client update: version 1.0.499

Resolves issues with client-side hardware rendering and with the client not working correctly when Bluetooth headsets are connected to the local computer

September 26, 2019

AppStream 2.0 agent update

Resolves multiple issues

September 23, 2019

AppStream 2.0 base image update

Updates for all Base and Graphics Pro instances, and for Graphics Design Windows Server 2012 R2 instances: Includes Microsoft Windows updates up to August 13th, 2019 and AWS CLI version 1.16.222. Additional updates for Base, Graphics Design, and Graphics Pro instances

September 18, 2019

Documentation update: Support for applying IAM roles to AppStream 2.0 streaming instances

Created "Using an IAM Role to Grant Permissions to Applications and Scripts Running on AppStream 2.0 Streaming Instances" and updated other content as needed.

September 9, 2019

AppStream 2.0 base image update

Updates for Graphics Design instances: Includes Microsoft Windows updates up to August 13th, 2019; AWS CLI version 1.16.222; and AMD driver 24.20.13028.3002

September 5, 2019

AppStream 2.0 agent update

Adds support for applying IAM roles to AppStream 2.0 streaming instances

September 3, 2019

Documentation update: AppStream 2.0 file system redirection

Created "Enable File System Redirection for Your AppStream 2.0 Users" and updated other content as needed.

August 20, 2019

Documentation update: Interface VPC endpoints

Created "Creating and Streaming From Interface VPC Endpoints." Also created "Access AppStream 2.0 API Operations and CLI Commands Through an Interface VPC Endpoint" and updated other content as needed.

August 19, 2019

AppStream 2.0 client update: version 1.0.480

Adds support for AppStream 2.0 file system redirection

August 14, 2019

AppStream 2.0 agent update

Adds support for AppStream 2.0 file system redirection

August 8, 2019

Documentation update: Programmatic AppStream 2.0 image creation

Created "Create Your AppStream 2.0 Image Programmatically" and updated other content as needed.

August 1, 2019

AppStream 2.0 agent update

Adds support for creating AppStream 2.0 images programmatically

July 26, 2019

Documentation update: Support for Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2019 base images

Updated "AppStream 2.0 Base Image Version History" and other content as needed.

June 28, 2019

AppStream 2.0 agent update

Adds support for Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2019 base images.

June 19, 2019

AppStream 2.0 base image update

Adds support for Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2019

June 10, 2019

AppStream 2.0 base image update

Includes Microsoft Windows updates up to May 14, 2019

May 28, 2019

Documentation update: AppStream 2.0 Usage reports

Created "AppStream 2.0 Usage Reports" and updated other content as needed.

May 21, 2019

Documentation update: Support for disconnecting idle users

Updated "Create a Fleet" in "Create an AppStream 2.0 Fleet and Stack."

May 17, 2019

AppStream 2.0 client update: version 1.0.407

Adds support for configuring the amount of time that users can be idle (inactive) before they are disconnected from their streaming session

May 16, 2019

AppStream 2.0 agent update

Adds support for configuring the amount of time that users can be idle (inactive) before they are disconnected from their streaming session. Also adds support for subscribing to AppStream 2.0 usage reports.

May 7, 2019

AppStream 2.0 base image update

Includes Microsoft Windows updates up to April 20, 2019; AWS CLI version 1.16.126; and NVIDIA Graphics Driver 412.16 for Graphics Pro instances

April 29, 2019

Documentation update: Logging AppStream 2.0 API calls with AWS CloudTrail

Created "Logging AppStream 2.0 API Calls with AWS CloudTrail."

April 25, 2019

Documentation update: HIPAA compliance

Created "AppStream 2.0 Compliance."

March 28, 2019

Documentation update: Gesture support

Created "Touchscreen Devices" and updated other content as needed.

March 13, 2019

AppStream 2.0 client update: version 1.0.375

Adds touch screen support on Windows PCs and support for: Automatically connecting USB devices when a new streaming session starts, running session scripts, and delivering virtualized applications using the AppStream 2.0 dynamic application framework APIs

March 7, 2019

AppStream 2.0 agent update

Adds support for gestures on touch-enabled iPads, Android tablets, and Windows devices

March 7, 2019

New Region: Seoul

Updated the relay state endpoint table in "Setting Up SAML" and other content as needed.

February 13, 2019

Documentation update: Session scripts

Created "Use Session Scripts to Manage Your AppStream 2.0 Users' Streaming Experience" in "Images" and updated other content as needed.

January 27, 2019

AppStream 2.0 base image update

Includes Microsoft Windows updates up to December 10, 2018; AWS CLI version 1.16.84; and NVIDIA Graphics Driver 391.58 for Graphics Pro instances

January 22, 2019

AppStream 2.0 agent update

Adds support for using on-instance session scripts. Also adds support for adding tags to the following AppStream 2.0 resource types during resource creation: image builders, images, fleets, and stacks.

January 22, 2019

AppStream 2.0 client update: version 1.0.320

Adds support for AppStream 2.0 dynamic application framework APIs, AppStream 2.0 regional settings, the AppStream 2.0 user pool, and provides other enhancements

January 19, 2019

Documentation update: Default regional settings

Created "Configure Default Regional Settings for Your AppStream 2.0 Users" and updated other content as needed.

December 13, 2018

Documentation update: Dynamic application framework

Created "Manage App Entitlement" and updated other content as needed.

December 7, 2018

AppStream 2.0 agent update

Adds support for using the AppStream 2.0 dynamic application framework to build a dynamic app provider. Also adds support for using a Japanese keyboard with web clients that run Windows.

December 4, 2018

Documentation update: AppStream 2.0 client

Created "The AppStream 2.0 Client" and updated other content as needed.

November 20, 2018

AppStream 2.0 client update: version 1.0.247

Initial release

November 20, 2018

AppStream 2.0 agent update

Adds support for launching streaming sessions using the AppStream 2.0 Windows client

November 14, 2018

Documentation update: Image sharing

Created "Administer Your AppStream 2.0 Images" and updated other content as needed.

September 14, 2018

Documentation update: Application settings persistence

Created "Enable Application Settings Persistence for Your AppStream 2.0 Users" and updated other content as needed.

September 5, 2018

AppStream 2.0 agent update

Adds support for application settings persistence

August 29, 2018

Documentation update: OneDrive support

Created "Enable and Administer OneDrive for Your AppStream 2.0 Users" and updated other content as needed.

July 31, 2018

AppStream 2.0 agent update

Adds support for OneDrive persistent storage

July 26, 2018

AppStream 2.0 agent update

Resolves an issue with optimizing images for application launch.

June 19, 2018

Documentation update: Regional settings

Created "Enable Regional Settings for Your AppStream 2.0 Users" and updated other content as needed.

June 14, 2018

Documentation update: Default application and Windows settings

Added "Step 4: Create Default Application and Windows Settings" to "Tutorial: Create a Custom Image" and updated other content as needed.

June 14, 2018

AppStream 2.0 base image update

Includes Microsoft Windows updates up to May 9, 2018 and Windows PowerShell 5.1.

June 12, 2018

AppStream 2.0 agent update

Adds support for regional settings and default application and Windows settings.

June 6, 2018

Documentation update: Google Drive support

Created "Enable and Administer Google Drive for Your AppStream 2.0 Users" and updated other content as needed.

June 4, 2018

Earlier Updates

The following table describes important additions to the AppStream 2.0 service and the Amazon AppStream 2.0 Administration Guide documentation before June 4, 2018.

Note

Individual AppStream 2.0 base image and AppStream 2.0 agent releases are not included in this table. For information about these releases, see AppStream 2.0 Base Image Version History and AppStream 2.0 Agent Version History.

Change Description Date
Administrative controls for data transfer Updated the "Create a Stack" section in "Create AppStream 2.0 Fleets and Stacks" and updated other content as needed. May 24, 2018
New region: Frankfurt Updated the relay state endpoint table in "Setting Up SAML" and other content as needed. March 28, 2018
Custom branding Created "Add Your Custom Branding to Amazon AppStream 2.0" and updated other content as needed. March 26, 2018
Image copy Updated "Tutorial: Create a Custom Image" and updated other content as needed. February 23, 2018
New regions: Singapore and Sidney Updated the relay state endpoint table in "Setting Up SAML" and other content as needed. January 24, 2018
Resource tagging Created "Tagging Your Amazon Amazon AppStream 2.0 Resources" and updated other content as needed. December 15, 2017
Managed AppStream 2.0 agent updates Created "Amazon AppStream 2.0 Agent Version History" and updated other content as needed. December 7, 2017
On-Demand fleets Added "Fleet Type" section to “Amazon AppStream 2.0 Fleets and Stacks” and updated other content as needed. September 19, 2017
Instance types Created "Amazon AppStream 2.0 Instance Families" and updated other content as needed. July 25, 2017
Active Directory Created "Using Active Directory with Amazon AppStream 2.0" and updated other content as needed. July 24, 2017
User pool Created "Manage Access Using the AppStream 2.0 User Pool" and updated other content as needed. June 15, 2017
Security groups Added "Security Groups" section to "Network Settings for Amazon AppStream 2.0" and updated other content as needed. May 26, 2017
Home folders Created "Enable and Administer Home Folders for Your AppStream 2.0 Users" and updated other content as needed. May 18, 2017
Default internet access Created "Network Settings for Amazon AppStream 2.0" and updated other content as needed. April 21, 2017
Fleet automatic scaling Created "Fleet Auto Scaling for Amazon AppStream 2.0" and updated other content as needed. March 23, 2017
Fleet management Created "Amazon AppStream 2.0 Fleets and Stacks" and updated other content as needed. February 22, 2017
SAML 2.0 support Created "Single Sign-on Access to AppStream 2.0 Using SAML 2.0" and updated other content as needed. February 15, 2017
Image builders Created "AppStream 2.0 Image Builders" and updated other content as needed. January 19, 2017
Initial documentation release Created the initial release of the Amazon AppStream 2.0 Administration Guide. December 01, 2016

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