Ansys Gateway powered by AWS is a secure, online portal that provides on-demand access to cloud-based applications and compute resources over the Internet. Resources are provisioned through Amazon Web Services (AWS) from data centers around the world using your company's AWS account.
To enable your company to access AWS resources via Ansys Gateway powered by AWS, an IT administrator with access to your company's local IT environment and AWS account must complete a guided setup process (see Requirements for Integrating with Ansys Gateway powered by AWS in the Administration Guide, sign in required). In addition, your company must obtain licenses for any Ansys applications to be run in AWS Cloud (see Managing Application Licenses, sign in required). When the required setup has been completed, users can start signing in to Ansys Gateway powered by AWS.
Take a couple of minutes to learn the basics of accessing Ansys Gateway powered by AWS:
What Do I Need?
To be able to access Ansys Gateway powered by AWS and launch remote desktop sessions, you need the following:
User access. During the setup process, your company's Active Directory is synchronized with Ansys Gateway powered by AWS. The IT administrator adds selected user accounts to Ansys Gateway security groups created on your company's Active Directory server. If your user account has been added to one of those security groups, you can sign in to Ansys Gateway powered by AWS using your Single Sign-On (SSO) credentials.
Web access. You access Ansys Gateway powered by AWS using a web browser. Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge are recommended. Internet Explorer is not supported.
Remote Desktop Connection client. Required to launch virtual desktop sessions. Microsoft Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) is used to provide remote display and input capabilities over a network. RDP connects you to remotely installed applications through a Remote Desktop Connection client. If you are using a Windows device, there is nothing that you need to install, as the Remote Desktop Connection client is integrated into Microsoft Windows. If you are using a Mac, you must install Windows on your Mac and switch to Windows when you want to connect to virtual desktops in Ansys Gateway powered by AWS.
See Ansys Gateway powered by AWS - Help Site for more information. (sign in required)
Note: Ansys Gateway powered by AWS is not supported on mobile devices.