Authenticating Managed Clients

Using MCS, you can set the authentication level that determines what clients will need to provide to log in to centralized management. Clients need to authenticate when accessing management features such as the Products & Updates Page.

To authenticate managed clients
  1. Run MCS.

  2. In the MCS left pane, point to Products and then click EXTRA! X-treme.

  3. Expand the Security Settings tree by clicking the plus sign ( Plus sign ), or by double-clicking Security Settings, then choose Manage Authentication.

  4. On the Authentication page, from the Authentication Type list box, select the level of authentication you want to require from the clients on your network.

  5. Click the Save button in the lower right corner of the page.

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