How to push Client Connector (ACLogon application) via GPO
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How to push Client Connector (ACLogon application) via GPO


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The customer would like to have the Client Connector "ACLogon.exe" application file run automatically when users login to the PC/Laptop machine via the logged in AD user id.


  1. Open the Group Policy Management console.
  2. Expand the Domains tree, right-click a domain or OU name, and select Create a GPO in this domain and Link it here.
  3. In the New GPO dialogue box, give the GPO a descriptive name, then click OK.
  4. Locate the new GPO in the Domains tree (under the domain or OU that you selected above), right-click it, and select Edit.
  5. In the Group Policy Management Editor, navigate to User Configuration > Policies > Windows Settings > Scripts (Logon/Logoff), then double-click Logon in the right panel.
  6. In the Logon Properties window, click Show Files. A folder whose name ends in User\Scripts\Logon\ is displayed.
  7. Copy the aclogon.exe files into this folder. 
    Notes: in case you are not able to copy the file you want directly from shown above location, try to navigate to the same folder name as the one shown above (example below)
    " Show Files: \\\SysVol\\Policies\{92485C90-9EC7-4493-9287-CF84C89F91C0}\User\Scripts\Logon" 
    " manual browse location: C:\Windows\SYSVOL\sysvol\\Policies\{92485C90-9EC7-4493-9287-CF84C89F91C0}\User\Scripts\Logon"
  8. Go back into the Logon Properties window, click Add.
  9. Click Browse to open the logon script directory, then select aclogon and click Open.
  10. Verify that the aclogon script now appears in the list on the Logon Properties window.
  11. In the Script Parameters option enter the hostname or IP address of your Auth Connector server. (Take a look at the Aclogon release notes for other optional parameters) and Apply it.
  12. To configure logoff script, repeat steps 5 through 9. This time, double-click Logoff at Step 5 and copy the aclogon file into the folder that opens.
  13. Close the Group Policy Management Editor window for your GPO.
  14. Below is an example screenshot on the Group Policy Management window.
  15. Repeat this procedure on each domain controller in your network, as needed.