Network Level Authentication

Network Level Authentication (NLA) completes user authentication before establishing a remote desktop connection.

Without NLA a user connects to the Terminal Server/Remote Desktop Server and the Terminal Server / Remote Desktop Server launches the Windows Login screen. This uses some resources and has the potential of DOS attacks.

The NLA uses credentials on the client to authenticate before starting the session, saving resources.

ThinManager supports NLA starting with Firmware 7.1.113 inside of the TermPack 7.1.3 package released on 6/26/2015.

Previous versions of firmware did not support NLA and required that the Allow connections only from computers running Remote Desktop with Network Level Authentication setting to be turned off. [...]

ACP ThinManager Advantages


Centralized management No local configuration or operating system on thin client (zero client) Redundant ThinManager Servers Auto-synchronization between ThinManager Servers Management of terminal servers from ThinManager Terminal shadowing from within ThinManager Terminal-to-terminal shadowing Unlimited licensing plans


True industrial hardware Single-click replacement MultiMonitor hardware with single monitor sessions or spanned sessions Share Keyboard & Mouse to control multiple thin clients WinTMC for PC conversion Redundant Ethernet ports Modular touch screen support and ease of calibration Special keyboard handling (ability to block key combinations (CTL+ALT+DEL, Alt-F4, etc, force caps lock to be always off, etc)


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