Document History for Amazon AppStream 2.0 - Amazon AppStream 2.0

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

App blocks and applications

When using an Elastic fleet, you can create app blocks and applications.

November 19, 2021

Create Linux images

You can now create Linux-based Amazon AppStream 2.0 images

November 15, 2021

New agent version

Agent version 10-19-2021.

October 26, 2021

Managed image and base image updates

Various updates.

October 21, 2021

New client version

Client version 1.1.333

September 14, 2021

Managed image updates

Managed imaged updates for August 12, 2021.

August 23, 2021

New agent version

Agent version 08-02-2021.

August 18, 2021

New client version

Client version 1.1.304.

August 2, 2021

AppStream 2.0 client update: version 1.1.304

Upgrades the embedded Chromium browser to version 91

August 2, 2021

AppStream 2.0 agent update

Resolves multiple issues

August 2, 2021

Base image update

Base image update (07-19-2021).

July 23, 2021

AppStream 2.0 agent update

Resolves multiple issues

July 1, 2021

Base image update

Base image update (06-01-2021).

June 10, 2021

Install AMD Driver on Graphics Design Instances

If you need to update the AMD driver on your Image Builder that is using a Graphics Design instance, you can either use the latest AppStream 2.0 Graphics Design base images, or download the AMD driver and install it on your Image Builder.

June 4, 2021

Documentation update: New Graphics Design base images

Added two new released images and updated other content as needed.

June 3, 2021

Documentation update: New AppStream 2.0 agent version

Added the entry for the 05-17-2021 agent version and updated other content as needed.

May 26, 2021

AppStream 2.0 agent update

Resolves multiple issues

May 17, 2021

AppStream 2.0 client update: version 1.1.294

Resolves issues with SAML 2.0 authentication, client stability on Windows 7, and folder sharing on client reconnection

April 26, 2021

Documentation update: Support for managed AppStream 2.0 image updates

Created the Update an Image by Using Managed AppStream 2.0 Image Updates section in "Administer Your Images" and updated other content as needed.

April 8, 2021

AppStream 2.0 client update: version 1.1.285

Includes fixes that improve compatibility with antivirus software

March 8, 2021

AppStream 2.0 agent update

Resolves multiple issues

March 4, 2021

Documentation update: Support for smart cards

Created the Smart Cards section in "System Requirements and Feature Support" and updated other content as needed.

January 12, 2021

AppStream 2.0 agent update

Adds support for using smart cards for Windows sign in to streaming instances and in-session authentication

January 4, 2021

Documentation update: Support for real-time audio-video (AV)

Created the Real-Time Audio-Video section in "System Requirements and Feature Support" and updated other content as needed.

December 28, 2020

AppStream 2.0 client update: version 1.1.257

Adds support for real-time audio video (AV) and smart card authentication and resolves an issue with Excel

December 28, 2020

AppStream 2.0 base image update

Updates for Base, Graphics Design, Graphics G4dn, Graphics Pro: Includes Microsoft Windows updates up to December 9, 2020; AWS CLI version 1.18.138; and Amazon SSM Agent version 3.0.431.0

December 28, 2020

AppStream 2.0 agent update

Resolves multiple issues

December 17, 2020

AppStream 2.0 agent update

Resolves multiple issues

October 8, 2020

AppStream 2.0 agent update

Resolves multiple issues

September 1, 2020

AppStream 2.0 client update: version 1.1.195

Improves local drive and folder sharing when file redirection is used, and provides other enhancements and fixes.

August 18, 2020

Documentation update: Support for local printer redirection

Created the Enable Local Printer Redirection section in "System Requirements and Feature Support" and updated other content as needed.

August 7, 2020

AppStream 2.0 agent update

Adds support for local printer redirection to the AppStream 2.0 client and resolves multiple issues

July 30, 2020

AppStream 2.0 base image update

Updates for Base, Graphics Design, Graphics G4dn, Graphics Pro: Includes Microsoft Windows updates up to June 9, 2020; AWS CLI version 1.18.86; and Amazon SSM Agent version 2.3.1319.0

July 16, 2020

New Region: Mumbai

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

July 8, 2020

AppStream 2.0 client update: version 1.1.179

Adds support for local printer redirection, and provides other enhancements and fixes.

July 8, 2020

Documentation update: Support for drawing tablets

Created the Drawing Tablets section in "System Requirements and Feature Support" and updated other content as needed.

June 26, 2020

AppStream 2.0 agent update

Resolves multiple issues

May 27, 2020

AppStream 2.0 client update: version 1.1.160

Resolves an issue that prevents the application catalog page from opening on a Windows PC that has .NET Framework version 4.7.1 or earlier installed; also resolves another intermittent issue

April 28, 2020

Documentation update: Support for on-demand logging

Created the Automatic and On-Demand Diagnostic Log Uploads section in "System Requirements and Feature Support" and updated other content as needed.

April 22, 2020

Documentation update: Support for defining trusted subdomains for user connections in a DNS TXT record

Created the Create the AS2TrustedDomains DNS TXT Record to Enable Your Domain for the AppStream 2.0 Client Without Registry Changes section in "System Requirements and Feature Support" and updated other content as needed.

April 22, 2020

AppStream 2.0 client update: version 1.1.156

Adds support for on-demand diagnostic log and minidump uploads, defining trusted subdomains for user connections in a DNS TXT record, and other enhancements

April 22, 2020

AppStream 2.0 agent update

Resolves an issue that causes streaming sessions to fail; improves performance with IAM roles

April 20, 2020

AppStream 2.0 base image update

Updates for Base, Graphics Design, Graphics G4dn, Graphics Pro (Windows Server 2019): Includes Microsoft Windows updates up to March 10, 2020; AWS CLI version 1.18.21; and Amazon SSM Agent version 2.3.930.0

April 18, 2020

AppStream 2.0 base image update

Updates for Base, Graphics Design, Graphics Pro: Includes Microsoft Windows updates up to February 11, 2020; AWS CLI version 1.17.5; and Amazon SSM Agent version 2.3.842.0

March 18, 2020

AppStream 2.0 base image update

Adds support for Graphics G4dn instances (Windows Server 2012 R2); also includes Microsoft Windows updates up to February 11, 2020; AWS CLI version 1.17.5; and Amazon SSM Agent version 2.3.842.0

March 16, 2020

AppStream 2.0 client update: version 1.1.137

Reverts the updates in version 1.1.136

March 8, 2020

AppStream 2.0 client update: version 1.1.136

Adds support for defining trusted subdomains for user connections in a DNS TXT record, and provides other enhancements and fixes

March 5, 2020

AppStream 2.0 base image update

Adds support for Graphics g4dn instances (Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019); also includes Microsoft Windows updates up to February 11, 2020; AWS CLI version 1.17.5; and Amazon SSM Agent version 2.3.842.0

March 5, 2020

Documentation update: Support for native application mode

Created the Native application mode section in "System Requirements and Feature Support" and updated other content as needed.

February 28, 2020

AppStream 2.0 client update: version 1.1.129

Adds support for native application mode and provides other enhancements and fixes

February 28, 2020

AppStream 2.0 agent update

Adds support for native application mode and the Desktop stream view

February 19, 2020

AppStream 2.0 base image update

Updates for Graphics Design: Adds support for Windows Server 2019, with Microsoft Windows updates up to November 12, 2019

January 13, 2020

AppStream 2.0 agent update

Resolves multiple issues

January 13, 2020

Documentation update: Enhanced the documentation for security in AppStream 2.0

Created "Security in Amazon AppStream 2.0" and updated other content as needed.

December 23, 2019

AppStream 2.0 client update: version 1.0.525

Resolves a DPI issue that causes the mouse cursor to point to the wrong location when a user clicks on an application during a streaming session

December 12, 2019

AppStream 2.0 base image update

Includes Microsoft Windows updates up to December 12, 2019; AWS CLI version 1.16.284; and Amazon SSM Agent version 2.3.760.0

December 12, 2019

Documentation update: Support for AppStream 2.0 z1d-based instances

Updated "AppStream 2.0 Instance Families"

November 21, 2019

AppStream 2.0 agent update

AppStream 2.0 assemblies are now signed, including executables and installer packages

November 13, 2019

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 and Managed Image Update Release Notes and AppStream 2.0 Agent Release Notes.

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