Amazon launched device authentication for WorkSpaces

Now we can now use digital certificates to manage client access from Apple OSX and Microsoft Windows. It will help you to allow or block access from iOS, Android, Chrome OS, web, and zero client devices. Policies can be implemented to control which device types we want to allow and which ones we want to block, with control all the way down to the patch level.

Access policies are set for each WorkSpaces directory. After we have set the policies, requests to connect to WorkSpaces from a client device are assessed and either blocked or allowed. In order to make use of this feature, we have to distribute certificates to your client devices using Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager or a mobile device management (MDM) tool.

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