Ericom AccessNow HTML5 Client for RD Connection Broker — FAQs

FAQs About Ericom AccessNow for Microsoft RDCB

Why AccessNow for RDCB?

Ericom AccessNow for RDCB enables Windows Server RDCB to deliver secure and centrally managed on-demand access to Windows applications and desktops, from any HTML5-enabled device supporting te WebSocket. This includes Windows PCs, Linux, Mac devices, iPad / iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, Chromebooks / Chromeboxes and locked down devices. The combination of Ericom AccessNow and Windows Server Remote Desktop Services offers a solution that increases deployment flexibility while improving remote worker efficiency.

Key Benefits of AccessNow for RDCB

  • Supports published desktops and applications from Microsoft Windows Server
  • Comes with Ericom SSL Secure Gateway (no SSL VPN deployment needed)
  • Integrates with your Microsoft RDS environment without having to replace or reconfigure anything
  • Works smoothly with existing SSL VPNs (in case the organization already deployed an SSL VPN), and does not require installing an SSL VPN client which mandates admin rights on the user device
  • Does not require any user rights on the user device - works even from locked down devices
  • Enables mission-critical business continuity by allowing employees to access their applications and desktops from any available end-point device, anywhere, without having to install any software or plugins

How Ericom AccessNow for RDCB works

  • Open an HTML5 compatible Web browser, such as Google Chrome, Apple Safari and Firefox
  • Link to the organization's Ericom AccessNow portal
  • Login using your user name and password
  • Navigate to the desired folder
  • Click the application or desktop icon to open it within a new tab
  • That's it!

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Technical Features

  • Supports Intel x86, ARM or any other CPU architecture
  • Can act as a Gateway, providing Internet desktop access to computers on an organization's LAN by publishing only one IP address
  • Ericom provides native SSL - secure data transfer, regardless of the computer operating system
  • Leverages the HTML5 canvas to display a remote PC desktop, taking full advantage of WebSocket, AJAX, JSON and HTML5 technologies
  • Deployable to locked-down end-points, for which the user does not have administrative privileges
  • URL redirection - clicking a web link in the remote session optionally opens it in a tab in the local browser
  • Remote / local printing - print from the remote host to the end-point device
  • Supports File Transfer between the remote host and the local end-user device
  • Finger gestures for touch devices makes it easy to page through presentations, quickly scroll through documents, and more
  • Supports multiple keyboard locales

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