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"Workstation Only" Smartcard single sign-on not working with Novell Enhanced Smartcard Method and Shared Secret on Windows XP

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Novell ZENworks Configuration Management 11.2 Authentication
Novell Enhanced Smartcard Method (Identity Assurance Client 3.0.7)
Novell ZENworks Full Disk Encryption
Novell ZENworks Endpoint Security Management 11.2
Novell ZENworks Endpoint Security Management 11.2 Full Disk Encryption


  • Windows XP
  • assigned a FDE (Full Disk Encryption) policy that has SmartCard authentication, Smart Card Capturing and Single-signon Enabled.
  • SmartCard authenticates to PBA (PreBoot Authentication), but doesn't automatically login to Windows/ZENworks.
  • If the PIN is re-entered at the Novell Client login the Windows/ZENworks login occurs.


This is fixed in version 11.2.1 - see TID 7010042 "ZENworks Configuration Management 11.2.1 - update information and list of fixes" which can be found at


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  • Document ID:7009977
  • Creation Date:21-JUN-12
  • Modified Date:03-AUG-12
    • NovellZENworks Configuration Management
      ZENworks Endpoint Security Management
      ZENworks Full Disk Encryption

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