9.12 Creating a Terminal Emulator Desktop Shortcut

  1. Select Start > Programs > Novell SecureLogin > Terminal Launcher. The Terminal Launcher dialog box is displayed.

  2. Click Create Shortcut. The Terminal Launcher Shortcut Options dialog box is displayed.

  3. Select Location > Desktop.

  4. Select the appropriate options from Options.

    NOTE:Quiet mode and Suppress errors are the default options.

  5. In the Command Line field, ensure that the following parameters are included (in this example, /auto /e"Eicon Aviva" /pEicon Aviva /q /s):




    Indicates to Terminal Launcher that the following is a parameter requesting the execution of a terminal emulator application that is configured for single sign-on.

    This parameter is mandatory.

    /e[application name]

    Initiates the execution of the terminal emulator.

    /p[Terminal Launcher config name]

    Initiates execution of the application created in Terminal Launcher.


    Quiet mode (no Cancel dialog box).


    Suppress errors.

  6. Add additional parameters as required.

  7. Click Create.

    The shortcut is created on the desktop and you can deploy it to users in the preferred mode for your organization.

  8. Click Close to close the Terminal Launcher dialog box.

  9. Double-click the short cut.

    The terminal emulator application is executed with Terminal Launcher and the Enter your credentials dialog box is displayed.

  10. In the Enter login credentials fields, specify your username and password.

  11. Click OK.

SecureLogin stores the login credentials and uses them to log on to the application or a server. Subsequently, double-clicking the desktop shortcut logs the user directly on to the application or a server.