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What is CAS Manager as a Service?

CAS Manager is a Teradici management plane enabling users to configure, manage and monitor brokering of remote workstations. CAS Manager enables highly-scalable and cost-effective Cloud Access Software deployments by managing cloud compute costs by brokering PCoIP connections to remote Windows or Linux workstations.

CAS Manager as a Service is a service that is managed by Teradici that enables CAS users to securely access the cloud-based version of CAS Manager. CAS Manager as a Service also requires an external component called CAS Connector that resides in the users environment. Connector is a access hub that facilitates PCoIP connections to remote desktops and workstations by providing user authentication, entitlement and security gateway services. In all deployment environments, CAS Manager as a Service interacts seamlessly with Connectors to access and manage your remote desktops and workstations.

Once CAS Manager as a Service has been enabled, all configurations and deployment management will be carried out in the Admin Console.

The following image outlines the CAS Manager as a Service architecture for an on-premises scenario:

Connector On-Premises

The following image outlines the CAS Manager as a Service architecture for a public cloud scenario:

Connector Public Cloud

The following image outlines the CAS Manager as a Service architecture for a multicloud scenario:

Connector Multi-Cloud

You must download, authenticate and then install the Connector. For more information on installing the Connector, see Installing a Connector.

CAS Manager as a Service and Connector Ports

For a more detailed breakdown of the ports and connection descriptions, see Firewall and Load Balancing Considerations.

Customer Costs

Customers are responsible for the cloud computing costs associated with the Connector and the remote workstations that they create and run.