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Windows authentication

Once your DigitalPersona Workstation client has been installed, logon to Windows is controlled by the Logon Authentication Policy set by GPO in Active Directory.

Credentials that may be used to authenticate for Windows logon will be limited to those specified in the policy and supported by required hardware or software present on the workstation. Some credentials, such as smart cards, need to be previously formatted and initialized using the manufacturer’s middleware. Additionally, each credential must be enrolled by the end-user, on their computer, or through the DigitalPersona Attended Enrollment components.

The actual process of using your DigitalPersona credentials will vary slightly depending on the type of credential, but will generally follow Microsoft usage with the following exceptions.