How to set up permissions for an application in Thinfinity Workspace

How to set up permissions for an application in Thinfinity Workspace

Product: Thinfinity Workspace
Version: 7 and above

Introduction

To guarantee appropriate access for each user, it's important to set up permissions in the Access Profiles Editor found in the Thinfinity Workspace Configuration Manager.
We'll cover the steps to disable anonymous access and correctly map users or groups to their assigned applications. By mastering these configurations, you'll be well on your way to ensuring a secure and well-managed application environment.

Configuration

To secure an application profile, follow these steps:
  • Open Thinfinity Workspace Configuration Manager.

  • Now, go to the Access Profiles tab and then select your application profile and click Edit.

 
  • Next, navigate to the Credentials tab and specify the credentials you want your application to use when running on Windows.

  • Then, navigate to the Permissions tab. Here you can Add the users/groups that will access this application. You can use either local or AD users/groups. Read and change permissions to the application's path and executable are required.
When finished, click OK.

 
  • Back in the Manager's main window, navigate to the Authentication tab. Here you can set the authentication methods that users can use to log in to the Thinfinity VirtualUI portal.

 
  • Optionally, open the Mappings tab.
Here you can map external accounts using the authentication methods from the previous step to the local or AD users/groups required to run your application.
To know more about this, please refer to the KB article


  • When finished, click Apply and your application will now be secure and accessible only with the parameters you have just set.
 

Conclusion

This tutorial outlines the necessary steps to ensure secure access to applications by configuring permissions and user authentication in the Thinfinity VirtualUI Server Manager. By following this step-by-step guide, users can disable anonymous access and assign specific users or groups to their applications to ensure a well-managed and secure application environment.
If you have any further inquiries or need additional support, please do not hesitate to reach out to us. Our team is always available to help address any questions or concerns you may have.

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