Federated Authentication Service


Author: Daniel Feller

Citrix Workspace allows organizations to standardize on a non-Active Directory based Identity Provider (IdP), like Okta. However, Windows-based desktops and apps require an Active Directory account for authentication.

The federated authentication service, integrated with Citrix Workspace, utilizes virtual smartcards to provide single sign-on to Windows-based resources. This eliminates the need for users to authenticate multiple times when accessing Windows-based resources, resulting in a better user experience.

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Federated Authentication Service