User Connections to Amazon AppStream 2.0 - Amazon AppStream 2.0

User Connections to Amazon AppStream 2.0

Users can connect to AppStream 2.0 streaming instances through the default public internet endpoint, or by using an interface VPC endpoint (interface endpoint) that you create in your virtual private cloud (VPC). For more information, see Creating and Streaming from Interface VPC Endpoints.

By default, AppStream 2.0 is configured to route streaming connections over the public internet. Internet connectivity is required to authenticate users and deliver the web assets that AppStream 2.0 requires to function. To allow this traffic, you must allow the domains listed in Allowed Domains.


For user authentication, AppStream 2.0 supports user pools, Security Assertion Markup Language 2.0 (SAML 2.0), and the CreateStreamingURL API action. For more information, see User Authentication.

The following topics provide information about how to enable user connections to AppStream 2.0.