Active Directory/Kerberos

Menu path: Setup > Security > Logon > Active Directory / Kerberos

In this area, you can enable local login to the thin client via the Kerberos protocol. Active Directory/Kerberos must be configured; further information can be found under Active Directory/Kerberos.


The login can be used for single sign-on in a number of session types (ICA, RDP).
  • Login to Active Directory domain

    You can log in to the thin client via Active Directory.

    You cannot log in to the thin client via Active Directory. (default)

Login Methods

  • Explicit:

    You can log in with a user name and password. (default)

    You cannot log in with a user name and password. If logging in with a smartcard is set up, you can log in with a smartcard.

  • Remember last user name

    The login dialog will be prepopulated with the last user name that logged on. Explicit must be enabled for this.

    The login dialog will not be prepopulated. (default)

  • Smartcard

    You can log in using a smartcard.

    You cannot log in using a smartcard. (default)

Select the smartcard type under Security > Smartcard > Middleware.
  • Smartcard removal action: Specifies what action is performed when the smartcard via which the user is logged in is removed.
    Possible actions:
    • Log off: The user is logged off from the thin client.
    • Lock thin client: The screen is locked.

Logout Shortcut Locations

The start options for the logoff function are specified here.

Start menu

 The session can be launched from the start menu.

Application Launcher

 The session can be launched with the Application Launcher.

Desktop

 The session can be launched with a program launcher on the desktop.

Quick start panel

 The session can be launched with the quick start panel.

Start menu's system tab

The session can be launched with the start menu's system tab.

Application Launcher's system tab

 The session can be launched with the Application Launcher's system tab.

Desktop context menu

 The session can be launched with the desktop context menu.

Menu folder: If you specify a folder name or a path comprising a number of folder names separated by "/", a menu path will be created for the session. The menu path will be used in the start menu and in the desktop context menu.

Application Launcher folder: If you specify a folder name or a path comprising a number of folder names separated by "/", a menu path will be created for the session. The menu path will be used in the Application Launcher.

Desktop folder: If you specify a folder name or a path comprising a number of folder names separated by "/", a menu path will be created for the session. The menu path will be used for the program launcher on the desktop.

Password protection: Specifies which password will be requested when launching the session.
Possible values:

  • None: No password is requested when launching the session.
  • Administrator: The administrator password is requested when launching the session.
  • User: The user password is requested when launching the session.
  • Setup user: The setup user's password is requested when launching the session.

Hotkey

 The session can be started with a hotkey. A hotkey consists of one or more modifiers and a key.

Modifiers: A modifier or a combination of several modifiers for the hotkey. You can select a set key symbol/combination or your own key symbol/combination. A key symbol is a defined chain of characters, e.g. Ctrl. Here, you will find the available modifiers and the associated key symbols:

  • (No modifier) = None
  •  = Shift
  • [Ctrl] = Ctrl
  •  = Mod4

    When this keyboard key is used as a modifier, it is represented as Mod4; when it is used as a key, it is represented as Super_L.

  • [Alt] = Alt

Key combinations are formed as follows with |:

  • Ctrl +  = Ctrl|Super_L

Key: Key for the hotkey

To enter a key that does not have a visible character, e. g. the [Tab] key, open a terminal, log on as user and enter xev -event keyboard. Press the key to be used for the hotkey. The text in brackets that begins with keysym contains the key symbol for the Key field. Example: Tab in (keysym 0xff09, Tab)

Last update: March 25, 2019