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User environment configuration

Configuring a user environment is more than setting up a desktop. Each user environment is a unique mix of OS, applications, printers and more—none of which work without their drivers—Registry edits, proxy settings, PC power management and more. Desktop Authority combines traditional desktop management with user environment management to create a simple yet robust way to automate user configurations.

Eliminate logon scripts.

Custom logon scripts take time to write and test—as well as execute—at each login. Through a simple web interface, Desktop Authority lets you select (instead of code) desktop configurations. Selections include drive mappings, Registry settings, Office and Outlook settings, printers, message boxes, PC power management and more.

Reduce and simplify Group Policy management.

Desktop Authority parses ADM/ADMX templates and allows deployment of Windows configuration settings using more than 40 criteria of Validation Logic. This granularity of selection enables you to precisely target the deployment of the 2,400-plus Group Policies available.

Control Internet browser behaviors.

With more and more applications delivered via an Internet browser, cohesively managing browser configurations is a mission-critical task. Desktop Authority’s Internet Browser management object brings virtually every aspect of Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox under your direct control.

Manage power schemes.

Centrally create, edit and deploy Windows power management schemes to provide the optimal balance between energy savings and user productivity. Manage power settings, shut down inactive machines and centralize reporting of energy-savings.

Control configuration across physical, virtual and published environments.

Physical desktops are no longer the only devices users work with. Today’s business computing optimizes user interactions across virtual desktops and published environments. Desktop Authority enables precise configuration control across every delivery infrastructure – physical, virtual, or published – all from a single solution.