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How can I restart the server without being asked for the passphrase?

The server can be started without a passphrase by creating a file called /etc/WiKID/security and entering "WAUTH_PASSPHRASE=passphrase" on the first line. This allows a restart without manual intervention.  If your passphrase has spaces, put it in single quotes:  "WAUTH_PASSPHRASE='pass phrase'

What are WiKID "Domains"?

A WiKID Strong Authentication Server is capable of managing multiple domains. A domain segregates users with respect to access and security. For example, remote office users would be associated with a VPN domain that granted access through a Cisco ASA service. Remote access to the Cisco ASA itself could be granted to administrators using a separate domain. Each domain can have different security elements such as PIN length, passcode lifetime, maximum bad PIN attempts, etc.

The WiKID client is capable of working with domains across multiple authentication servers, even from different enterprises, with no reduction in security. Thus WiKID is ideally suited for the Internet age.

What is the base architecture of WiKID Authentication?

WiKID Strong Authentication consists of two main elements, the WiKID Strong Authentication Server  and the WiKID Two-factor Client for user devices. The WiKID Strong Authentication Server interfaces with various Network Clients, such as firewalls, VPN services, Citrix, directories or applications via Protocol Modules, such as RADIUS, LDAP, SMB or the WiKID Authentication Protocol, an SSL-encapsulated API for web-enabled application integration.

When a user wants to login,say to a VPN service, they enter a PIN into the WiKID Software token client, it is encrypted by the public key of the WiKID server and sent to the server. If the encryption is valid, the PIN is correct and the account is active, the server returns the one-time passcode encrypted by the Client's public key. The user then enter their username and one-time passcode into the VPN client. The VPN service forwards the credentials to the WiKID server via a protocol such as Radius for validation.

Will the WiKID token run on a USB Token?

Yes. It can run on any USB drive and because we use asymmetric keys and the key pairs will be generated on the USB drive, the distribution of tokens is much easier. Any user can get any fresh USB drive and use it.

Can the WiKID Server and/or Token be embedded?

Yes and Yes.

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