Client pre authentication on Linux, macOS and Windows
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Q I noticed the Apple Mac has the option to copy in a shared secret avoiding the need for the initial authentication screen. Is this also possible on Linux or Windows?
Yes. To achieve this the workstation must be administered by your organization. The admin must be able to setup login scripts that run as a privileged user, and also copy files to a location that only a privileged user can access.
1. Copy the shared-secret file from the PaperCut server (location below) to the workstation in a location that is only accessible by a privileged user. IMPORTANT: For security reasons you must make this file readable by this user only.
2. When the user logs in, run the following command. Note that the command MUST be run as a privileged user in order to read the secret file. For example on Linux
This release contains an updated Java version which no longer supports 32-bit workstations. If you have any 32-bit users launching the User Client or Release Station from a network share, see this Knowledge Base article for more information.