Enabling smart card
logon allows users to use smart cards instead of passwords to authenticate to
XenApp and XenDesktop servers. Receiver prompts users for their smart card PIN
only once, during initial log on. You can use smart card logon either with or
without pass-through authentication.
Receiver for Windows Enterprise supports smart cards for Web Interface
deployments only. For configuration information, see the Web Interface
You must enable smart
card support on the server and set up and configure the user device properly
with third-party smart card hardware and software. Refer to the documentation
that came with your smart card equipment for instructions about deploying smart
cards within your network.
To enable pass-through
authentication for smart cards, configure the following policies in the Group
The smart card removal
policy set on XenApp and XenDesktop determines what happens if you remove the
smart card from the reader during an ICA session. The smart card removal policy
is configured through and handled by the Windows operating system.