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Citrix XenDesktop 5.6 Cookbook by Gaspare A. Silvestri

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Implementing the XenDesktop strong authentication

An alternative method to the smart card authentication is two-factor 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. In this recipe, we're going to discuss the configuration of RADIUS authentication for the Citrix Web Interface. It is a strong authentication type based on the combination of a username, a password, and a pre-shared key, which can be delivered in the form of a static key or as One Time Password (OTP).

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In order to implement the strong authentication for the Citrix Web Interface site, you have to install a RADIUS server; this task can be accomplished by ...

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