Creating a Streamed App (most common)

To create a streamed app:

  1. Using your preferred web browser, navigate to the URL for your Apporto system (e.g. mycollege.apporto.com) and log in to the system using your Admin credentials to access the App Publishing screen.

  2. Click the Apps  icon in the Navigation panel.
  • The Apps screen displays.

                     

  • The screen shows a listing of all apps currently configured for your Apporto system.
     

      3. Click the New button.

  • The Select the Type of App dialog displays.

                   

      4. Select the Streamed radio button.

  • The Create App - Streamed screen displays.

                     

      5. Enter the appropriate values for the app:

        NOTE: “Mandatory” fields are identified by a red asterisk (*).

  • Enter the name of the app in the App name text box.

  • Enter the name of the app publisher in the Publisher text box.

  • Enter the version number for the app in the App version text box.

  • If desired, upload a logo for the app:

    NOTE: Adding a logo for the app helps making the app visually appealing to the user.

    NOTE: Logo files must be less than 5 MB. Allowed file type are png, gif, jpg, or jpeg. Images must be smaller than 100x100 pixels. Images larger than 100x100 pixels are scaled to the allowed size limit.

    • Click the App logo - Browse button. A standard File Upload dialog displays.

    • Locate and select the desired file, then click the Open button. The File Upload dialog closes automatically, and the name of the selected file is shown next to the Browse button.

    • Click the App logo – Upload button to upload the logo file. A “thumbnail” of the logo shows, and the name of the uploaded document displays as a link when the upload is complete.

    NOTE: If you wish to remove the logo file, click the Remove button.
     
  • Enter one or more keywords that describe the app in the Tags text box. When entering multiple keywords, separate entries with commas.

    NOTE: Keywords allows users to easily search for the application they require.

    • The Tags text box uses “predictive” functionality that suggests previously used keywords as you enter text. Keywords that are new are automatically added to the database for future use.
       
  • If desired, enter a brief Description of the app, any special Instructions, and/or a Link to vendor website.

  • If desired, add a provisioning script for the app:

    NOTE: To run the provisioning script when user is created and belongs to the group that requires that app, select the Run when user is created checkbox.

    • Select the Add Provisioning script checkbox. The screen refreshes to display the Add provisioning script upload tools.

    • Click the Add Provisioning script - Browse button. A standard File Upload dialog displays.

    • Locate and select the desired file, then click the Open button. The File Upload dialog closes automatically, and the name of the selected file is shown next to the Browse button.

    • Click the Add Provisioning script – Upload button to upload the provisioning script. The name of the uploaded document displays when the upload is complete.

    NOTE: If you wish to remove the provisioning script, click the Remove button.
     
  • If desired, add a deprovisioning script for the app:
    • Select the Add Deprovisioning script checkbox. The screen refreshes to display the Add deprovisioning script upload tools.

    • Click the Add Deprovisioning script - Browse button. A standard File Upload dialog displays.

    • Locate and select the desired file, then click the Open button. The File Upload dialog closes automatically, and the name of the selected file is shown next to the Browse button.

    • Click the Add Deprovisioning script – Upload button to upload the deprovisioning script. The name of the uploaded document displays when the upload is complete.

  • If desired, add a launch script for the app:
    • Select the Add Launch script checkbox. The screen refreshes to display the Add launch script upload tools.

    • Click the Add Launch script - Browse button. A standard File Upload dialog displays.

    • Locate and select the desired file, then click the Open button. The File Upload dialog closes automatically, and the name of the selected file is shown next to the Browse button.

    • Click the Add Launch script – Upload button to upload the launch script. The name of the uploaded document displays when the upload is complete.

                    NOTE: If you wish to remove the launchscript, click the Remove button.
 
  • If desired, specify the maximum amount of storage allocated to each user of the app (in gigabytes; 30 maximum) in the Storage Quota Per User text box.

  • Enter the remote app launcher name which is the name of the remote application that's being launched (“WINPROJ” for example) in the Remote app launcher name text box.

  • Enter the remote app host name (optional) which is the name of the host where the remote app is deployed in the Remote app host name text box.

  • Enter the SFTP host name (optional) which enables users to upload and download file in the SFTP Hostname text box.

  • Enter the load balancer name in the Load Balancer text box.

  • Enter the guac domain name in the Guac domain text box.

  • Use the Environment checkboxes to specify the environments to which you wish to publish the app; DEV, TEST and/or PROD.

  • The DEV checkbox is selected by default, and cannot be deselected.
     

      6. When all necessary information has been entered, click the Submit button to create the app.

  • The App Detail screen for the newly created app displays.

  • The app can now be published to the desired target groups or users.