Devices - Amazon WorkSpaces Thin Client


Each WorkSpaces Thin Client end user has a dedicated device that connects them to their virtual desktop environments and online resources. These devices are managed through the WorkSpaces Thin Client administrator console on the AWS site.

From this console, you can order devices for your team.

Device list

Device list details

Device ID - The identification number assigned to an individual device.

Device name - (optional) The unique name that you give to a device.

Activity status - The current status of a device. There are two status states:

  • Active - Connected to a network at least once in the past seven days.

  • Inactive - Not connected to a network in the past seven days.

Enrollment status - Confirmation that a device has been set up, is associated with this AWS account, and is part of a specific environment. It can be in one of the following states:

  • Registered - This is the default status.

  • Deregistering - The device is in the Reset and Deregister process.


    You can delete a device if it is in a deregistering state.

  • Deregsitered - The device has been successfully deregistered.


    You can only delete a device if it’s in either a Deregistering or Deregistered status.

  • Archived - The device is archived.

Environment ID - The identifier of the environment to which this device is attached.

Software compliance - The compliance status of the device software. There are two status states:

  • Compliant

  • Not compliant

Device list actions

Search - Searches all devices that you manage.

Refresh - Refreshes the device list.

View details - Displays Device details.

Actions - Opens a dropdown list where you can do the following:

  • Edit device name

  • Deregister

  • Archive

  • Delete

  • Export device details

Order devices - Starts the process of ordering devices.