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Control Room smart card first administrator

  • Updated: 2022/03/22
    • Automation 360 v.x
    • Install
    • RPA Workspace

Control Room smart card first administrator

After configuring the smart card authentication process, an administrator user is needed. This process will walk you through setting up the first administrator for the Control Room.


To perform this task, you must be a Control Room administrator and have the required rights and permissions.

When authenticating with smart cards, the authenticating system will send a signal to the operating system to "Insert Smart Card" and prompt the user, from the smart card software, to select the certificate to use for authentication.

The following steps guide you through setting up your first administrator user with smart card authentication installed.

You should be on the correct configuration page if you have completed Configure Smart Card authentication installation procedure.


  1. Navigate to > Control Room first administrator.
  2. Insert the smart card for the administrator.
  3. Click Authenticate and pre-fill user data.
    This will start the smart card authentication process and pre-fill data from the selected certificate base on the mappings defined during the configuration of the Certificate (smart card) authentication installation process. If any information requires correction, click the Back button and make the necessary changes.
  4. Verify the data.
    View the Username, First Name, Last Name, and Email Address that is pre-filled and verify that these data points were correctly mapped during the smart card authentication installation procedure.
  5. Click Save and log in
    The configuration of Certificate (smart card) authentication strategy is complete.
After configuration of the smart card authentication process, the login page of the Control Room will display only the "Insert CAC/PIV" option for authenticating the user. Pressing this button will start the smart card authentication process and the browser will signal a smart card login request to the operating system which will then prompt the user to insert their smart card and possibly an optional PIN.

The user selects the appropriate certificate on the smart card and proceeds with the Control Room login.

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