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Resources to help you get the most out of Leostream Connection Broker. 

As an IT administrator, keeping desktop environments in tip-top shape is no easy task. From meeting the demand for remote access, to security, and performce, there's a lot on your plate. Our resource center is chock full of guides, manuals, and tutorials to help you solve some of your most challenging HDI and VDI use cases with the Leostream Connection Broker. Now it's time to dive right in! If you get stuck, please visit our support page to submit an inquiry.



Are you running the latest software?

For the best performance, we recommend that you keep your Leostream Connection Broker and other Leostream components up-to-date! Make sure to visit the Leostream Downloads page to access the latest software.

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Search-728461-edited Get Started with our Tutorials

Walk through step-by-step instructions for specific Connection Broker setups. From creating centers to buidling pools and policies, our tutorials section covers everything you need to know to hit the ground running.

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File_-_PDF-278020-editedExplore our manuals, guides, and tip sheets

Peruse our quick start guides and in-depth topic specific information. They will walk you through how to take advantage of everything the Leostream Connection Broker has to offer. 



Connection Broker Administrator’s Guide


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Quick Starts

Quick Start Using Leostream with Teradici PCoIP Technology


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Tip Sheets

Screen Management for Multiiple Displays 


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Key Considerations for Delivering Linux Hosted Desktops


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Frequently Asked Questions

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[fa icon="plus-square"] Why do I need a Connection Broker?
The Leostream Connection Broker provides the tools you need to deliver and manage any end-user resources hosted in the data center efficiently and securely, including virtual machines, blades, applications, printers, and more. The Leostream Connection Broker allows you to use the best technology to satisfy your users' needs, including mixing and matching different virtualization vendors and different display protocols, while integrating with your existing infrastructure.
[fa icon="plus-square"] How do I obtain a trial license?

You can obtain a 30-day trial license, as follows:

  • Go to
  • Click on the Free Trial link at the top-right of the page.
  • Enter your contact information and click Submit.

Leostream will send an email to the email address entered in the Free Trial form, with instructions on how to download the Connection Broker. After you install your Connection Broker, contact Leostream sales at +1 781-890-2019 x710 to obtain your trial license.

[fa icon="plus-square"] Where do I download the Connection Broker?
Click here to download the Leostream Connection Broker virtual appliance. See the Leostream Installation Guide for instructions on installing the virtual appliance into your specific virtualization layer. After you complete the installation, go to the > System > Maintenance page and perform an update to ensure that you have the latest Connection Broker release.
[fa icon="plus-square"] What ports does the Connection Broker use?
The Connection Broker uses different ports to talk to different systems. See "Connections to External Systems" in the Connection Broker Virtual Appliance Guide for a diagram of all ports used by the Connection Broker.   
[fa icon="plus-square"] How do I configure my Connection Broker?
How you configure your Connection Broker – defining your authentication server, creating desktop and/or application centers, building pools, plans, and policies, and assigning policies to users – depends on your environment. See the Tutorials page for step-by-step setup guides that are most appropriate for your deployment.
[fa icon="plus-square"] How do I install my Connection Broker?
The Connection Broker is a virtual appliance that you import into your virtualization layer. The Installation Guide describes the installation steps. The installation steps vary depending on which virtualization layer you use.