vtothem
Contributor
Contributor

iPad VMware View and Smart Card login

Hey everyone,

Currently in a DoD enviorment where smart card / CAC is prevailant... I am trying to figure out a way to enable the user to login to the View client and subsequent desktops with a CAC.

When i enable "require smart card" as an option on the connection server I am able to login utilizing a smart card on the Windows View client, but when using the iPad version it only states "Smart card required" and does not let me past that prompt.

I have a Thudsby reader for the iPad that is hooked up.

Does any one have any insight??

One possible option I see is to have a VPN using the thursby secure browser and using that as a way to gain access to the virtual desktops. Is there a way to login to a view connection via a web browser??

Thanks in advance!

Look forward to hearing your thoughts!

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Linjo
Leadership
Leadership

There is no support for smartcards on the iPad client.

From View 5.2 there possible to use a html5 compliant browser to access a view desktop.

// Linjo

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vtothem
Contributor
Contributor

Does the Html5 browser allow for CAC authentication?

Does anyone else have any insight into this?

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SabrinaHou
Enthusiast
Enthusiast

Both iOS View client and Html View Client do not support CAC authentication now.

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6pk2go
Contributor
Contributor

When will it become available?  We have been waiting for three years!

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SabrinaHou
Enthusiast
Enthusiast

Horizon Client for iOS 3.0 already supports CAC Smartcard feature. Please upgrade the view client to the latest version from Apple Store.

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daraink
Contributor
Contributor

Are there any plans to support the Thursby smart card reader from the VMware Horizon client for IOS?

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tthomassen
Contributor
Contributor

Hi guys,

Has anyone gotten any more feedback or information on this case?

We would also like to utilize a smart card reader (Tbursby, baiMobile ie.) and authenticate users to a View server with their smart card.

The iOS guide states that a baiMobile card reader has been tested, but according to the vendor, they state that no native iOS app has yet to support their SDK and framework.

Thanks for your help.

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kdenike
VMware Employee
VMware Employee

We do work with the baiMobile 301MP smart card reader with iPhones. Thanks for the feedback on Thursby.

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