Secure Global Desktop 4.40 Administration Guide > Clients and Webtops > Configuring the SGD Client for Desktop Start or Launch Menu Integration
In a default installation, users log in to SGD and display a webtop. The SGD Client can also be configured to operate in Integrated mode so that the list of applications a user can run displays in the desktop Start or Launch Menu instead of on the webtop.
To use SGD in this way, the following configuration is needed:
This configuration is described in the following sections.
Integrated mode must be enabled in the user's client profile. Secure Global Desktop Administrators can enable Integrated mode by creating client profiles for organization and organizational unit objects. Alternatively, if profile editing is enabled, users can enable Integrated mode themselves.
Note See the Sun Secure Global Desktop Software Release Notes for details of the desktop systems that are supported for Integrated mode.
The following settings in a client profile are applicable to using Integrated mode:
|Add applications to Start Menu||
|Automatic Client Login||
|Connect on System Login||
|Proxy server settings||
Note If a user edits their client profile, they must log out of SGD and log in again for the changes to take effect.
For applications that are configured with a Window Type of independent window, closing the window might end or suspend the application session, depending on the setting of the application's Window Close Action attribute.
In Integrated mode, there are no controls for suspending and resuming individual application instances. Applications that are configured to be always resumable (General) are automatically suspended when you log out and resumed when you log in. While in Integrated mode, you can only resume a suspended session by displaying a webtop and using the session controls for the application.
You might also want to configure the Number of Instances attribute to limit the number of instances of applications that users can run.
Note The SGD Client can be manually downloaded, installed and started from the command line.
After the initial login, and depending on configuration, users do not need to use a web browser to access SGD. However, the SGD Client might start the user's default web browser if the user needs to log in or if it needs to obtain proxy server settings from the browser.
If a user needs to generate a new authentication token, they must edit their client profile as follows:
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