4.3. Client Device Security

The following table includes security topics for the client device services supported by SGD.

Table 4.2. Security Topics for Client Device Services

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Printing. Users can print to PDF or to a printer attached to the client device.

Client drive mapping. Client drive mapping (CDM) enables users to access the drives on their client device from applications running on application servers.

Copy and paste. Copy and paste is supported for applications displayed through SGD.

Smart cards. Users can access a smart card reader attached to their client device from applications running on a Windows application server.

Serial ports. Users can access serial ports on the client device from Windows applications displayed through SGD.


4.3.1. Using the SGD Client

The SGD Client is the part of SGD that is installed on client devices. The SGD Client is required to run applications.

The following table includes security topics for the SGD Client.

Table 4.3. Security Topics for the SGD Client

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Installing the SGD Client. The SGD Client can be installed automatically or manually. If your organization prefers not to use Java technology, the SGD Client must be manually downloaded and installed.

Running the SGD Client. The SGD Client normally runs automatically, but it can be run from the command line.

Client profiles. A client profile is a group of configuration settings that control the SGD Client.