Parallels RAS HTML5 Gateway Customization

Custom Interface Branding for Parallels RAS HTML5 Gateway

The Parallels RAS HTML5 Gateway is an add-on web interface that comes with Parallels Remote Application Server. Like Parallels RAS Web Portal it is another web based access portal but works without any clients installed on user computer. It uses the power of HTML5 and works on any modern browser without requiring any browser plug-ins or clients installed on end user computers. Parallels RAS HTML5 Gateway allows unlimited connections over minimal bandwidth. As a full-fledged HTML5 solution it also provides Full Screen Support, virtual keyboard and clipboard redirection. The home page of Parallels HTML5 application shows the Frequently Used Connections to make the users ease to connect the resources he often need.

Parallels Application server is generally less complex to install and configure than all other virtualization products. It empowers the end user delivery via RAS portal and HTML5 Gateway. Parallels developments are very active and they have proved that they can even convert Raspberry PI into a full workstation using RAS. Parallels RAS is of course a cost-effective solution as well.

As like Parallels RAS Portal we can also offer full customization over the Parallels RAS HTML5 Gateway . We can customize the layout, colors, logo and all other as for as the interface is concern. Our deep insight with the HTML5 technology and Parallels RAS architecture can help you personalize your Parallels RAS HTML5 Gateway interface.

Watch out our RAS HTML5 Gateway interface demo to see how we can change the look and feel of RAS HTML5 Gateway interface.

We can also offer advanced customization by providing some interesting features on the Parallels interfaces. Here are some common features that can enhance the user experience

Announcements

This feature lets you post all your important messages, news and announcements on both login and after login pages of your Custom Parallels RAS HTML5 gateway interface. You can manage these short messages from the IAdmin back end using options like post, edit, delete, activate and deactivate. It is possible that you can post announcements on AD group based or OU based.

Web Links

This utility allows you to present your important links, resources on both login and after login pages of your Custom Parallels RAS HTML5 gateway interface. The IAdmin interface allows you to post, edit, delete, activate and deactivate the links. This can be called as company links, web links, bookmarks or useful resources. This can be managed on group or OU based.

Forgot Password

This option is placed on your Custom Parallels RAS HTML5 gateway login page which helps user to reset password and recover their password by self when they have forgot their original password. It works in the similar fashion of how most Forgot Password reset flow works in web.

Forgot Username

Similar to Forgot Password this option helps to recover the username itself for users who forgot their username of Parallels RAS /Active directory. This can be validated against their AD email address or phone number. User receives their username in email on completion of successful validation.

Password Reset – Admin

This is an IAdmin back end module which allows administrator to reset a user password and send the new password via email. The module clearly validates against your AD password policy and allows you reset the password of a user in a single step. The feature saves lot time by avoiding the need of logging into Active Directory system.

Create Active Directory users – Admin

This is an IAdmin module that lets your administrators to create your active directory users from the web interface itself. You can create users with all user information such as company, email, title, phone and others. You can assign them to specific OU and groups as well. Once created user will be receiving an email with username and randomly generated password.

Social widgets integration

You can integrate your Twitter feed or Facebook widget into your RD Web page. The widget settings can be managed via IAdmin back end.

RSS widget

The tiny widget allows you to show a RSS news feed on your Custom Parallels RAS HTML5 gateway login page and/or after login page. The RSS feed URL can be simply managed from the IAdmin back end module.

Active Directory information

An information utility that displays the logged in user information pulled from Active Directory. Last logged in time, Email id, Phone, Title, Department and Company is some useful information to display on the page. You can also display any other user information from Active Directory.

OWA Integration

This enabled single sign on facility to login to OWA (Email) from your Custom Parallels RAS HTML5 gateway interface. User doesn’t need to sign in again at OWA login when they are already signed in at Custom Parallels RAS HTML5 gateway. We can also integrate SSO for any other email system.

Documents

Administrators can upload the documents on AD group based which will be available to users for download or read. It can be PDF, MS Word, text files or anything else. Admin can add, edit, delete and sort the documents order at any time. This useful feature lets you share your documents like training materials, user guides, reports, company handbooks or other manuals among your users in a group based manner.

Downloads

The feature allows you to provide dowloadable tools inside the Parallels RAS HTML5 gateway interface. That may be corporate tools, utilities, software patches or desktop clients. You can upload any format of applications, executable files, compressed zip files or any other formats from the IAdmin module and distribute them to your uses in a group based manner.

Videos Module

You can place number of videos into the Parallels RAS HTML5 gateway and show them on AD user/group based. It is very useful when you want to place your training videos or other information videos to your staffs/users. You can integrate youtube, video or other video streaming platforms and all of them can be managed from the IAdmin back end using the options such as Add, Edit, Delete and Sort.

Login Widget

You Parallels RAS Web Portal interface page can be bundled as a tiny widget which you can integrate on your website or in other web apps. The widget functions the same as how Parallels RAS HTML5 gateway login functions but with more simplified look to implement easily into a web page.

Other Widgets

These are some widgets we can integrate on your login and/or after login pages of your Custom Parallels RAS Web Portal. These are just few widgets as example but you can come up with your own options to make your Parallels RAS HTML5 gateway interface richer look.

IAdmin (Interface Admin Management Module)

IAdmin is a free module ships with your custom interface package which runs as a separate website. It helps you to manage all your custom features. Example, you can add, edit, delete and sort your announcements or web links using this module. The features like Password Reset By Admin, Create AD Users are IAdmin specific modules. You can also manage email template that is sent during the password reset or user creation from the IAdmin module. We can also add any additional CMS modules such as Manage logos, Manage Promo Banners, or Manage Branding Elements (that let’s you manage your custom logo, background image) or anything you need upon your specific request. The IAdmin has an option called Web Encrypt/Decrypt which provides additional security by allowing you to encrypt your SQL/LDAP connection strings in your web config file.

Don’t see a feature you have in mind? We like to hear about your ideas/needs and convert that as a custom feature.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long a Parallels RAS HTML5 Gateway customization takes?

It takes 2 weeks in general to customize a Parallels RAS HTML5 Gateway. 1 week for design and 1 week for implementation. If you need some custom features it may take little more time based on your requirements which will be discussed at the start of project.

What are custom features you can implement with Parallels RAS HTML5 Gateway?

Yes, our Customized Interface will be applied on your Desktop based Windows Receiver Client too.The standard features that most companies require are Forgot Password, Forgot Username, Announcements, Web Links, OWA Integrations, Documents, Downloads, Active Directory Info, Client Info, Twitter, RSS, Password Reset by Admin, Create AD Users and few more. However we are ready to hear your specific requirements and convert them as features for you.Yes, our Customized Interface will be applied on your Desktop based Windows Receiver Client too.

I already have a Customized Parallels RAS HTML5 Gateway. I want to add your custom features, is it possible?

Yes, we can add our custom features into your existing Parallels RAS HTML5 Gateway either it has a default look or customized look. Our cost differs based on your customized design and features you need which will be discussed and estimated then.

Do I need SQL in my environment to install your custom Parallels RAS HTML5 Gateway interface?

No, if you are only customizing the look and feel. If you are willing add our custom features then we recommend to go for SQL. You may have a simple SQL Express edition which is good enough. However we have XML based solution which we can offer for the customers those who not like to go for SQL.

Do you provide support for installing your custom Parallels RAS HTML5 Gateway Interface?

Yes, our Remote Install Assistance applies to all our interface customers at free of cost. We can support you from remote using web based remote programs

Our Custom RAS HTML5 Gateway Interface Package includes of

An Installation guide

Our installation guide is self-explanatory, simple to follow which helps you apply our customization quickly.

Free Installation Support

We provide free installation support using Remote Programs to all our Interface Customers.

90 days bug fix Warranty

After installation you have 90 days of time for bug fixing if any issues on our custom interfaces.

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