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Citrix XenDesktop Cookbook-Third Edition

By : Gaspare Silvestri
Book Image

Citrix XenDesktop Cookbook-Third Edition

By: Gaspare Silvestri

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Citrix XenDesktop Cookbook Third Edition
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Implementing the two-factor software authentication for XenDesktop® 7

An alternative method to the smart card authentication is the two-factor software authentication. This strong authentication type forces the user to connect to the assigned resources through the use of the password and a second authentication key. An OTP (One Time Password) token is usually sent to the user's e-mail address or mobile devices. In this recipe, we're going to discuss the configuration of a specific platform, which permits using this kind of authentication, the SMS2 software developed by the WrightCCS company.

Getting ready

For the purpose of this recipe, the following tasks and configurations are required:

  • You need to download the SMS2 software at the following link: Insert the required data and wait for the download link and the activation code that will be sent to the specified e-mail address.

  • To install the software domain, administrative credentials are needed on the Windows...