Smart Cards for Remote Authentication in the Access Console

During an access session, a user may need to operate with administrative rights in order to access the remote computer. In environments where security implementations require smart card use for authentication, Bomgar enables the user to pass administrative credentials to the remote computer from a smart card resident on the user's local system.

Prerequisites

To use Bomgar smart card support through a Jump Client, the following prerequisites must be met:

  • Your Bomgar Appliance must be running software version 15.1 or higher.
  • The user's computer must have a Bomgar virtual smart card driver installed.
  • Each endpoint computer must have a Bomgar virtual smart card driver installed.
  • Each endpoint computer must be running Windows Vista or above.
  • Each endpoint computer must be accessible by a Bomgar Jump Client running in elevated mode.

Bomgar smart card support can be used with Jump Items when the following prerequisites are met:

  • Your Bomgar Appliance must be running software version 15.1 or higher.
  • The user's computer must have a Bomgar virtual smart card driver installed.
  • Each endpoint computer must be running Windows Vista or above.

Topics Covered in the Smart Cards Guide