Token Based Signing using Remote Desktop

Token Based Signing using Remote Desktop


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The diagram below shows the correct way on how to set up a remote desktop for token based signing. 



  • Make sure you have the correct drivers installed on BOTH the LOCAL and REMOTE systems, before proceeding. 
  • Make sure the certificate and token are being read on the Local Machine before worrying about the Remote System. 
  • Make sure that you have Smart Card Resources shared. You can follow the guidelines below:  
  1. When the RDP starts (prior to connecting), click the Show Options button. 
  2. Now, go to the Local Resources tab, and click More Options.
  3. Tick the Smart Cards option to make sure you it is enabled. Then, click Connect when done.

  4. Now go to the Safenet Authentication Client Tools, then Advanced View, and make sure your Token is present, and the Certificates are present on the token. token_6.png

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