Locking the Thin Client
To help ensure that no one else can access your private information without permission, ThinOS allows
you to lock your thin client so that credentials are required to unlock and use the thin client after you do
one of the following:
•Unplug a signed-on smart card — If an administrator has set SCRemovalBehavior=1for the signing
parameter in the INI files and you unplug the smart card that you used to sign on to the thin client,
then the thin client will lock. To unlock the thin client for use, you must use the same smart card and
your correct PIN. Note that removing a signed-on smart card can also cause the thin client to log-off,
if an administrator has set the INI files to do so in this case you must sign-on as usual to use the thin
•Use Lock Terminal from the Shortcut Menu and Shutdown dialog box — On the Classic Desktop,
right-click on the desktop and select Lock Terminal, or use the Shutdown dialog box, see Classic
Desktop Features. On the Zero Desktop, use the Shutdown dialog box, see Signing Off and Shutting
Down. To use the thin client, you must use your correct password.
•Use the screen saver — If an administrator has set LockTerminal=2 for the ScreenSaver parameter
in the INI files and you use the screen saver, then the thin client will lock. To open the thin client for
use, you must use your correct password.
Signing Off and Shutting Down
Use the Shutdown dialog box to select the available option you want:
•Classic Desktop — Click Shutdown in the Connect Manager or Desktop Menu.
•Zero Desktop — Click the Shutdown icon on the Zero Toolbar.
NOTE: You can also configure automatic behavior after all desktop sessions are closed by using the
Remote Connections dialog box, see Central Configuration: Automating Updates and
Additional Getting Started Details
This section includes additional details on the following:
•Zero Desktop Features
•Classic Desktop Features
•Login Dialog Box Features
•Accessing System Information
Zero Desktop Features
This section includes information on:
•Zero Interactive Desktop Guidelines
•List of Connections