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Differences between single sign-on methods
We provide several single sign-on methods for NxFilter. There are pros and cons for these methods.


Single sign-on with Active Directory
1. CxLogon
This is a Windows service program running on a user system. It detects a currently logged-in username and creates a login session on NxFilter with the username. You can install it through GPO if it's a local Active Directory and you can install it using Intune if it's in an Azure Active Directory.

2. NxMapper
NxMapper is a Windows service program running on a domain controller and detecting user logon events in Active Directory. It creates login session on NxFilter with the detected usernames.

3. NxLogon
This is a console program running on a user system and detecting the currently logged-in username. It creates login session on NxFilter with the detected username. This one needs to be launched by Group Policy Object (GPO) in Active Directory.
You can detect a user logoff with this one.

4. VxLogon
A script version of NxLogon to avoid of having trouble with some anti-virus softwares. It also needs to be launched by GPO.


Single sign-on without Active Directory
1. CxLogon
It works without Active Directory as you can install it on a user PC directly.
CxLogon supports Windows, macOS, Ubuntu Linux at the moment.

2. 802.1x Wi-Fi authentication
NxFilter has an integrated RADIUS accouting server. You can send RADIUS accounting data to NxFilter from your 802.1x enabled Wi-Fi router for single sign-on with your Wi-Fi authentication.

3. Custom login script
You can have single sign-on by writing your own script.