Windows Client Login offline Master token

Idea ID 2783194

Windows Client Login offline Master token

When we install the Windows Client on a device, we can enable the Offline login to permit the user to access their computer when they do not have access to internet.
Currently the Offline Login capability has some issues, the login information is stored on cache and can be cleaned by Windows tasks making the machine inaccesible for the user.

It would be a good feature to have a way to access to the machine even without chains/authentications being cached.
One idea is to have a master token that is generated at the Client installation, by this way even if the machine is offline the user can login to their account.
4 Comments
Absent Member.
Absent Member.
enable a local authentication user like windows does.
Micro Focus Expert
Micro Focus Expert
We can investigate this for future release.
Contributor.
Contributor.
This will be helpful in our environment (if this Master Token can be modified regularly), but 'Offline emergency password' feature will be preferred
Micro Focus Expert
Micro Focus Expert
Status changed to: Needs Clarification

Hugo, would you please expand on this Idea.

I do not think that a master key is ever a good thing when it comes to security.

Perhaps you can tell me what Windows process (Group Policy setting - I am guessing) is resetting or deleting the AA Cache file.

I would rather keep the AA security intact and find a way to change Windows acceptance of the AA Cache file.

Troy

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