Interactive logon: Require smart card

This security setting requires users to log on to a computer using a smart card.

The options are:

  • Enabled: Users can only log on to the computer using a smart card.
  • Disabled. Users can log on to the computer using any method.

Important

This setting will apply to any computers running Windows 2000 through changes in the registry, but the security setting is not viewable through the Security Configuration Manager tool set.

Policy path: 

Computer Configuration\Windows Settings\Local Policies\Security Options

Comments: 

Important: This setting will apply to any computers running Windows 2000 through changes in the registry, but the security setting is not viewable through the Security Configuration Manager tool set.

Default: 

Disabled.

Supported on: 

At least Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2003

Registry settings: 

MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System\ScForceOption

Reboot required: 

No