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Windows Login

Windows Authentication and Authorization backed by the Foxpass LDAP server

Foxpass now supports a native Windows login screen supporting Authentication and Authorization backed by our LDAP server. This product is currently in beta mode and free to test by everyone. In the near future, this product will become a paid product.

Features

  1. Agentless Windows authentication and authorization backed by the Foxpass LDAP server.
  2. Allow specific users to access specific Windows machines by configuring host groups with a set of your own rules.
  3. Make a user a Windows Administrator or normal user based on a preconfigured LDAP group.
  4. Users can still log in to their Windows Machine without an active internet connection.
  5. Easy installation and quick configuration to get started.

Getting started

  1. Get the Windows installer by sending us an email.
  2. Run the installer on your Windows machine and follow the steps to install the product.
  3. After installation, open the Foxpass Windows Login shortcut from your Desktop. Click on the Settings button and fill in your LDAP Binder details and API key. To get LDAP Binder details, go to Foxpass console binder's page, create a new Binder 'windows-binder' and copy the binder-name and password from there. To get your API key, go to the API keys page on your Foxpass Console.
  1. Logout from your current user and you will be able to see the Foxpass Windows Login screen now. You can now log in using your Foxpass Username (not email) and Password. Foxpass Windows login will automatically create a new user the first time (takes a few minutes) if the user doesn't exist on your local machine.

FAQs

Q1. How can I make a user a Windows Administrator?
Go to the Groups settings page in Foxpass Console. Create a new group with the specific name Windows-Administrators and add the required users to that group to make them Administrators. Next time those users log in via the Foxpass Windows Login screen, they will become Administrators for that Windows machine.

Q2. How can I configure a Host group?
Go to the Hostgroups settings page in Foxpass Console. Edit existing or create a new host group with a name of your choice such as Windows-Hostgroup and add all users / required members / required group members to that host group. Next, configure the rules by clicking on Expand. A sample rule is Hostname exactly matches Win21Office where Win21Office is your Windows' computer name. Next time those users log in via the Foxpass Windows Login screen, they will be allowed or disallowed to access the Windows machine based on the Hostgroup and it's rules that you just setup.

Q3. What if I don't have internet connectivity, will I be able to log in?
If you don't have internet connectivity, you can log in using the local User icon shown separately on the Login screen.

Q4. What if I change my password in the Foxpass console?
If you change your password in the Foxpass console, you will be able to login to Windows using the new password via the Foxpass Windows Login screen. It will also update the local password for that user.

Q5. How can I know any successful and unsuccessful Windows login attempts?
Any successful and unsuccessful Windows login attempts will be shown in the LDAP logs screen in your Foxpass console. If no logs are shown, check your LDAP binder information and password as explained in step 3 above.

Do not hesitate to reach out to us if you have any feedback or issues.

Updated 3 days ago

Windows Login


Windows Authentication and Authorization backed by the Foxpass LDAP server

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