Changes between Version 16 and Version 17 of StaffClient


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Jul 23, 2019, 1:04:45 PM (3 years ago)
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Dan Scott
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    3131== Registering the workstation at a Laurentian University library ==
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    33 When you initially register the workstation on a given computer, Conifer does not know what library you work for, and thus cannot use alternative authentication schemes such as LDAP. Instead, Conifer has to use the built-in Evergreen account to authenticate (just the first time for the installed staff client, but every time for the web staff client). This poses a problem, as you typically do not (and should not) know your password for your built-in Evergreen account.
     33When you initially register the workstation on a given computer, Conifer does not know what library you work for, and thus cannot use alternative authentication schemes such as LDAP. Instead, Conifer has to use the built-in Evergreen account to authenticate (just the first time for the installed staff client, but every time for the web staff client). This poses a problem, as most Evergreen users do not (and should not) know your password for their built-in Evergreen account.
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    3535Therefore, if you work at a site that normally uses an alternate authentication scheme, such as Laurentian's use of LDAP authentication, you will need to either: