Tag Archives: guacamole

Authentik: set custom username for OAuth application (e.g. for Apache Guacamole) via a property mapping

If you use Authentik (https://goauthentik.io/) as an OAuth authentication provider for your Apache Guacamole (https://guacamole.apache.org/) instance and you’d like to customize usernames for Guacamole, here’s how you can achieve this. The steps described below may work for other applications, wired … Continue reading

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Guacamole 1.4: “Creation of WebSocket tunnel to guacd failed”

Problem: Guacamole 1.4 shows “internal error” when making any connection and in /var/log/tomcat9/catalina.out you see something like:

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Guacamole 1.4: “Log in failed” for RDP connections

Problem (Guacamole 1.4 while connecting to an RDP server): …and in logs:

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Apache Guacamole: RDP printer not working, “error parsing HTTP request header”, “Invalid character found” etc

If you’re using Apache Guacamole 1.0.0 behind an nginx reverse proxy, and Guacamole’s RDP printer doesn’t work, and browser console logs error 400, welcome to read further.

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Apache Guacamole: how to change the default URL path (/guacamole) to something else

Say you want to change Apache Guacamole’s URL from http://server:8080/guacamole to something like http://server:8080/my-hidden-guacamole-instance (or perhaps you’re using nginx to proxy requests to Guacamole / Tomcat and you don’t want any path at all). (See Docker image specific instructions in … Continue reading

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