Writing the IGEL Smartcard

Assigning the profile Smartcard Creation to the thin client

  1. Prepare one thin client which has a smartcard reader/writer.
  2. Integrate this client in the UMS and put it into the folder Smartcard Creation.

    Now the thin client automatically receives the company key from the profile. It will be used when writing the smartcard.

Ensuring that the profile assignment was successful

  1. Open the local setup of your thin client.
  2. Click Security > Logon > IGEL Smartcard.

    You should now see a disabled field Company Key with a lock symbol.

    Disabled Key

Writing the profiles to the smartcard

  1. Open the folder Smartcard Creation in the UMS.
  2. Right-click your thin client.
  3. Choose Take over settings from... to copy the profile settings to the thin client.

    The select list Copy settings from... opens.

  4. Choose your profile from the folder Smartcard Creation > Get settings from.
  5. Enable Overwrite Sessions.

  6. Click OK to copy the profile with the settings and the company key to the thin client.

Writing the smartcard

  1. Open the local setup of your thin client.
  2. Click Security > Logon > IGEL Smartcard.
  3. Click Smartcard Personalization.

    The Smartcard Personalization mask opens.

    SC Personalization

  4. Enter Name of the smartcard holder which should appear at the logon prompt.
  5. Activate Require Password and specify the Password, if a password is required for smartcard logon.
  6. Select the local sessions you want to write to the smartcard.

    Use the arrow buttons to move them to the smartcard session list.

  7. Activate Autostart for a session in the smartcard list if it should be automatically started at logon. Check Restart if desired.

    The configuration of the sessions can be saved and reloaded at a later time.

  8. Click Write Smartcard to start the writing process with the defined settings.
  9. Confirm the security question with Yes.

    SC Security Question

  10. The notice Smartcard successfully written appears.

    SC Success

Testing the new IGEL smartcard

  1. Go to the UMS.
  2. Register a new thin client in the UMS and put it in the folder Smartcard Operation.

    The thin client gets the company key and the profile information, that authentication is only possible with the IGEL smartcard.

  3. Restart the thin client.

    The Insert Smartcard... mask opens.

  4. Insert the IGEL smartcard into your client and verify the selected configuration.