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Custom Machine Configuration

With Cloud Access Manager it is possible to create and define custom machine configurations with your own deployment parameters. You can view, edit, save, and delete the ARM template files, and configure and update user properties. The following section outlines the steps involved.

System Configuration Management

This section outlines the steps involved in managing your ARM template script files. Click Resource Configuration from the side menu to display the ARM template and ARM template parameter files:

  • Click Save Resource Configuration Template to save the file.
  • Click Save Resource Configuration Template As to create a new file and rename it.
  • Click Delete Resource Configuration Template to delete the file.

To switch between different templates select the dropdown icon from the ARM Templates FIles field.

Configuring the Remote Workstation Size

This section outlines the steps involved in modifying your remote workstation size through Cloud Access Manager:

  1. Click Resource Configuration from the side menu to display the ARM template and ARM template parameter files.
  2. On the ARM template parameter file, navigate to the "defaultValue": from within the "vmSize" parameter.
  3. Change the "Value": to the specific value you want to and click Service Resource Configuration Template.
  4. Click Yes to confirm the new default value.
  5. The new VM size has now been changed and updated within Cloud Access Manager.

New VM Settings

The above settings only affect new machines that have been created after the configuration has changed.

Configuring the Disk Size

This section outlines the steps involved in modifiying the Disk size through Cloud Access Manager:

  1. Click Resource Configuration from the side menu to display the ARM template and ARM template parameter files.
  2. On the ARM template file, navigate to the "diskSizeGB" value: Alt Text
  3. Change the "diskSizeGB" value to the disk size you require and click Save Resource Configuration Template.
  4. Click Yes to confirm the new value for "diskSize".
  5. The disk size has now been changed and updated within Cloud Access Manager.

Creating and Modifying the Cloud Access Manager User Group in the key vault with Azure

If you are connecting to an existing domain with more than 1000 users in the directory, you will need to create a Cloud Access Manager User Group. If a Cloud Access Manager User Group is set, then only users who are members of that domain security group will be visible to Cloud Access Manager. The following section outlines how to create a new domain user group, and modify an existing user group, within your Cloud Access Manager deployment through the Azure portal:

  1. Login to the Azure Portal.
  2. Click the root resource group.
  3. Click the key vault from list of components.
  4. Click the Secrets tab from the settings panel for the key vault.
  5. Check if the CAMUserGroupName exists, if it does exist set the value of the key to the be the domain user group name.
  6. If the key does not exist click Generate/Import to create a new key vault and set the value. Alt Text
  7. Click Create.
  8. Restart the connection service to enable the new key vault to take effect.