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From Nick Couchman <>
Subject Re: Guacamole view connection URLs
Date Sat, 18 Aug 2018 22:21:10 GMT
On Fri, Aug 17, 2018 at 9:55 PM doyouhas <> wrote:

> Hello,
> I have another question for you guys. I am trying to integrate my
> application with guacamole, providing a way for my customer to easily spin
> up training environments for their students. I am creating a dashboard for
> instructors to view all of their current registrations. Once a registration
> has been verified, spin up an EC2 instance, and allow the students to
> connect via guacamole. Ideally, I would like to insert a link into the
> instructor dashboard with the URL to launch the guacamole viewer for said
> instance, so the instructor does not need to keep multiple tabs open.
> I'm assuming the link to open any given connection is not set in the
> database and is generated on demand? So if I wanted to grab that URL, I
> would need a guac API call? I would appreciate if someone could tell me a
> way to grab those links without going through the API, as my app is written
> in python.
The links are generated in a predictable fashion.  You can see the code

The toString() method, in particular, combines the various aspects of the
ClientIdentifier into a predictable, Base64-encoded string:

So, for any given connection, you can provide a link to it using the
/client/ path and then the output from that method.  So, something like:



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