Single\Multi-AWS Account

WorkSpaces Manager allows you manage WorkSpaces across single, or multiple, AWS accounts. When you set up WorkSpaces Manager, you will set up a single account. You can set up multi- AWS accounts by enabling this function and following the instructions here

You will see a summary of the Account ID(s) when they are added.

Click on one and you will see the options. You can turn some on and off (like Dry Run mode) as preferences

API Retry Attempts
Number of attempts to retry an AWS API call.

API Jitter Period (ms)
Number of milliseconds used to create a random delay between API Calls to AWS.

Turns on the WorkSpaces Management menu function.

Turns on the AppStream Management menu function.

Default AWS Region
This is the AWS Region that your Amazon WorkSpaces are hosted in. For example, Ireland will be eu-west-1. A full list of regions can be located here. Unused regions can also be deleted if needed.

Show AWS Bundles
Enables visualization of AWS Default Bundles for WorkSpaces.

AccessLog group
This is the bucket name mentioned in the ‘AWS WorkSpaces Cost Optimizer’

AWS Cost Optimizer
This enables the AWS Cost Optimiser, which is recommended. The info can be checked here. However, since this CloudFormation template uses Lambda and ECS tasks within AWS, if it cannot be used, when this option is disabled, it will use the inner functions on the Appliance to obtain the Costs and provide some optimization recommendations.

Dry Run Mode
Running the Cost Optimiser in Dry Run Mode will show you the changes that would have been made.

Cost Optimizer Bucket
This is the bucket name mentioned in the ‘AWS WorkSpaces Cost Optimizer’

CO Version
The version of AWS Cost Optimizer you are using

AppStream Bucket
Specifies the AppStream Usage bucket.

AppStream Settings Bucket
Specifies the AppStream Settings bucket.

Auto Reboot
This gives the ability to set reboot times on WorkSpaces. This is available once you have set up the Portal. XXXXX LINK TO WHERE THIS IS xxxxx

Auto Reboot Tag Name
If AutoReboot is enabled and a value is added in this field, the “Reboot Hour” will be taken from the Tag value.


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