Installing a Secondary Broker for Enhanced Network Resilience

How To Install a Secondary Broker

Product: Thinfinity Workspace
Versions: 7 and later


In this document, we will guide you through the process of installing a Secondary Broker, a crucial component in building a resilient and scalable network infrastructure. Whether you are expanding your existing network or implementing redundancy measures for increased reliability, this guide will provide you with step-by-step instructions to effectively install a Secondary Broker, allowing you to quickly integrate its capabilities into your environment.

Pre-Installation Checks

You should have this in place before starting:

  • Thinfinity Workspace installed and configured on the Primary Broker Server. 

  • Remote Desktop Session Host role installed on the Secondary Broker Server.

Secondary Broker Installation

In the Secondary Broker:

      1- Obtain the latest Thinfinity Workspace installation file. Get it at

      2- Execute the installation file.

      3- Navigate through the Welcome Screen, clicking 'Next'.

      4- Accept the EULA agreement and proceed by clicking 'Next'.

      5- Choose installation options by selecting ‘Broker and HTML5 Services’, then click 'Next'.

      6- Specify the destination folder and advance with 'Next'.

      7- Initiate the installation process by clicking 'Install'.

      8- Upon completion, finalize the installation by clicking 'Finish'.

Setting as Secondary Broker

      9- Access the Registry Editor by typing 'regedit.msc' in the search box and pressing 'OK'.

      10- Navigate to the key: Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Cybele Software\Thinfinity\Wolrkspace.

      11- Double-click on 'Broker Role' and change 'Value Data' to 'Secondary', then confirm with 'OK' and close the registry editor.


You have completed the installation of the Secondary Broker and should now proceed to configure and connect it.

This document has provided a clear and concise guide for the installation of a Secondary Broker, a vital element in enhancing the resilience and scalability of your network infrastructure. By following the steps outlined here, you've acquired the expertise needed to deploy a Secondary Broker, which contributes to uninterrupted communication and data transfer within your network, particularly in scenarios involving redundancy or increased demands.

If you have any further inquiries or need additional support, please do not hesitate to reach out to us. Our team is always available to help address any questions or concerns you may have.