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Real-time targeting engine with patented Validation Logic


Desktop Authority and Privilege Manager use real-time targeting to ensure that the right user configurations and administrative privileges are always presented to the right users, no matter where they are or how they log in. Using a simple interface, you can define automatic configurations for new users—based on a granular mix of more than 40 criteria, including organization, user identity, machine OS and more. Real-time targeting also ensures that existing users always have the most updated user configurations in Desktop Authority.

Target configuration settings based on criteria.

Desktop Authority presents more than 40 predefined criteria to automatically deploy unique desktop configurations. Those criteria encompass the user, the computer, type of desktop (physical, terminal or virtual) and deployment timing. You can easily define configurations based on user or organizational identity, type of machine and operating system, virtual or physical environment, connection type and more. Supplemental Boolean support lets you target settings based on multiple criteria.

Follow the user with dynamic desktops.

Through the course of a day, users move to different locations, log in to different machines and access Terminal Servers. Desktop Authority evaluates the targeting criteria at the time the profile is applied, so when things change, the targeting changes automatically. And if users change something, Desktop Authority will re-apply the desired setting the next time the profile refreshes.

Configure elements.

Configure more than 30 unique elements with Desktop Authority: registries, drives, applications, printers, web browsers and more. Desktop Authority allows you to configure and deploy each element quickly and easily to the appropriate subset of the organization.

Configure groups.

Combine configuration elements into profiles to represent locations and groups of users—even a disaster recovery configuration—to make it even easier to meet the current business needs of your users.

Target administrative privileges.

Privilege Manager uses a subset of Validation Logic criteria to target elevated administrative privileges for users and applications that need this access to be productive. Avoid the need to create and maintain many overlapping security groups to try and target rules at the desired targets.

Maintain privileges no matter where users travel.

Validation Logic’s advanced targeting features ensure the correct elevation settings always apply when a user travels between offices. Keep your mobile users working, and your network secure.