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Definition of Client-Side Secure Kiosk Account

A Client-Side Secure Kiosk Account is a Secure Kiosk Account (SKA) implemented as a user, security policy and supporting software installed locally on a workstation.

Client-Side Secure Kiosk Account may be deployed instead of a normal, network-implemented SKA for several reasons:

  • Compliance with security policy that forbids definition of "generic" network accounts with trivial or blank passwords.
  • Allowing disconnected or intermittently-connected users to access a local SKA, which automatically connects their workstation to the network before displaying a self-service user interface.
  • Supporting users whose workstations are simply not a part of a domain or other network login structure.

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