Tutorials

The following training materials provide step-by-step instructions for specific Connection Broker setups. For troubleshooting common set up and configuration problems please visit the Leostream Frequently Asked Questions.

Connection Broker Setup Topics
Use-case Specific, Complete Setup Instructions

Connection Broker Setup Topics
HTML

Registering Active Directory
This setup guide covers registering your authentication servers with your Connection Broker. The Connection Broker uses your authentication server to process user login, do desktop assignments, and inventory computers and printers.

HTML

Creating Connection Broker Centers
This setup guide covers how to create Connection Broker Centers. The Connection Broker uses centers to inventory and manage all the resources (like desktops, applications and printers) in your environment.

HTML

Building Pools
This setup guide covers creating pools of desktops and applications that are used to offer desktops to users.

HTML

Using Plans
This setup guide describes Protocol, Power Control, and Release plans, and shows how to build plans for common scenarios such as persistent desktops or single-use desktops.


Use-case Specific, Complete Setup Instructions

Getting Started: Setting up your Connection Broker
This video describes the step-by-step process for configuring your Connection Broker to work with VMware® vCenter and a Microsoft® Active Directory® authentication server. It assumes you have installed the Connection Broker in your VMware virtualization layer and entered your license key successfully.

HTML

Delivering Persistent Desktops from vSphere with Active Directory authentication and RDP connections
This tutorial explains how to set up your Connection Broker to deliver persistent desktops to end-users from VMware® vCenter Server and a Microsoft® Active Directory® authentication server.

HTML

Integrating Leostream with Citrix XenApp, ICA, and Wyse Thin Clients
This tutorial explains how to set up your Connection Broker to deliver persistent desktops that are hosted in Citrix XenServer alongside applications published in Citrix XenApp to end-users authenticated by a Microsoft Active Directory authentication server and logging in from a Wyse thin client.

Setting up a Mixed Virtual and Physical Environment using RDP and HP RGS connections
This tutorial explains how to set up your Connection Broker to deliver a VM from VMware vCenter Server using RDP, and a bladed workstation using HP RGS. The user is persistently assigned to a specific blade, while the VM is a pooled desktops.

Delivering Linux VMs using NoMachine NX
This tutorial explains how to set up your Connection Broker to deliver Linux VMs from VMware vCenter Server using the NoMachine NX protocol. Users are authenticated by an OpenLDAP server, and assigned to a persistent desktop. When the user logs out of their desktop, the Connection Broker powers off the VM.