You can configure biometric authentication by editing the pae-ClientConfig attribute in the LDAP database.

Before you begin

See the Microsoft TechNet Web site for information on how to use the ADSI Edit utility on your Windows server.

Procedure

  1. Start the ADSI Edit utility on the View Connection Server host.
  2. In the Connection Settings dialog box, select or connect to DC=vdi,DC=vmware,DC=int.
  3. In the Computer pane, select or type localhost:389 or the fully qualified domain name (FQDN) of the View Connection Server host followed by port 389.

    For example: localhost:389 or mycomputer.mydomain.com:389

  4. On the object CN=Common, OU=Global, OU=Properties, edit the pae-ClientConfig attribute and add the value BioMetricsTimeout=<integer>.

    The following BioMetricsTimeout values are valid:

    BioMetricsTimeout Value

    Description

    0

    Biometric authentication is not supported. This is the default.

    -1

    Biometric authentication is supported without any time limit.

    Any positive integer

    Biometric authentication is supported and can be used for the specified number of minutes.

Results

The new setting takes effect immediately. You do not need to restart the View Connection Server service or the client device.