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Citrix® XenDesktop® 7 Cookbook by Gaspare A. Silvestri

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Implementing the two-factor software authentication for XenDesktop® 7

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

Getting ready

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

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