Differences between single sign-on methods
We provide several single sign-on methods for NxFilter. There are pros and cons for these methods.
Single sign-on with Active Directory1. NxMapper
NxMapper is a Windows service program running on a domain controller and detecting user logon events in Active Directory. It creates login session on NxFilter with the detected usernames.2. NxLogon
This is a console program running on a user system and detecting the currently logged-in username. It creates login session on NxFilter with the detected username. This one needs to be launched by Group Policy Object (GPO) in Active Directory.3. VxLogon
You can detect a user logoff with this one.
A script version of NxLogon to avoid of having trouble with some anti-virus softwares. It also needs to be launched by GPO.4. CxLogon
This is a Windows service program running on a user system. It detects the currently logged-in username and create a login session on NxFilter with the detected username. You can install it through GPO.
Since you can install it on a user PC, you can use it without Active Directory.
Single sign-on without Active Directory1. CxLogon
It works without Active Directory as you can install it on a user PC directly.2. 802.1x WiFi authentication
We have CxLogon versions for Mac OS, Chromebook, Android.
NxFilter has an integrated RADIUS accouting server. You can send RADIUS accounting data to NxFilter from your 802.1x enabled WiFi router for single sign-on with your WiFi authentication.3. Custom login script
You can have single sign-on by writing your own script.