External Authentication

Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server incorporates a mechanism to validate users in a corporate environment so that the user will not need to authenticate every time they access Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server.

How to authenticate against Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server from external applications:

The authentication against Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server can be done using:

· username and password or

· username and an ApiKey.

Every time you call Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server, you can send within its URL the authentication information. The URL format to authenticate this way is presented below:

http[s]://[username]:[password or apikey]@127.0.0.1:8443

Encryption:

Whether the authentication is done using password or apikey, the secrecy of this data is indispensable. That is why Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server enables external applications to dynamically negotiate a key to use the Diffie Hellman Key Exchange method for posterior encryption.

Learn also about these single-sign-on methods Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server is compatible with:

OAuth/2