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Security

Description

 

Use the File - Options - Security to control the application behavior pertaining to the system security.

 

Options - Security

Options - Security

 

Settings

 

Application security (local)

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

No application password

No security password will be enabled on the application. However it is recommended to use the default Windows lock workstation feature.

Use application password

Enable the application level security and define a specific password to access the application.

Use Windows credentials as application password

Enable the application level security and requires the same password as your Windows password. The application needs an access to the domain to authenticate the user.

Force currently logged on username and domain

Another user will not be able to change the username and domain to connect to the application. It will force the use of the currently logged on username and domain to open the application.

 

2-Factor authentication

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Require Yubikey authentication

Forces the use of Yubikey authentication to access the application when it starts or when it's locked.

Require Google Authenticator

Forces the use of Google Authenticator to access to the application when it starts or when it's locked.

Override account name

You have to be an administrator of the Remote Desktop Manager account to be able to override the  Google Authenticator account name and reconfigure the access.

 

Consult the Yubikey authentication topic or the Google Authenticator topic to learn how to configure the 2-Factor Authentication.

 

Lock

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Lock application when minimized

Automatically lock the application when minimized in the taskbar.

Lock application on idle

Automatically lock the application when it's not used after a determined time frame. The value is in minute.

Lock application on Windows lock

Automatically lock the application when locking Windows.

Lock application on standby

Automatically lock the application when the computer enters in sleep mode.

 

Locking the application

You can manually lock the application by clicking on File - Lock Application or by pressing the Lock Application button in the Quick Toolbar.

 

Lock Application button

Lock Application button

 

The Lock Application button can be hidden in the configuration by checking the Disable lock in quick toolbar option.

 

Unlocking the application

When reopening the application you will be prompted with the application login screen, enter your password.

 

Windows login prompt

Windows login prompt

 

Offline security

This section contains the global offline security settings.

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Default security

The application uses an offline file that is encrypted with a non-portable computed key hash.

Enhanced security

The application uses an offline file that is encrypted with a hash of the non-portable computed key plus user specific password. This password is saved internally by default.

Prompt for offline access

Forces the user to enter the password prior to accessing the offline data.

 

User template

This section contains the default values used when a new user is created in a data source. It is used as a template to simplify the batch creation process.

 

See the User Permissions section for more details about the different fields.